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Open Rank, Open Tenure Position in Voice - University of Alabama at Birmingham

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
State/Province: Birmingham, AL
Position: Open Rank, Open Tenure Position in Voice
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Posted: December 15, 2017

Job Description / Duties

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Music

Dr. Patrick Evans, Chair

The University of Alabama at Birmingham invites nominations and applications for an open rank/open tenure position in voice to begin in August, 2018.

POSITION: Assistant/Associate/Professor of Voice; open rank; open tenure position. All voice types considered; Mezzo-soprano or Tenor preferred.

DUTIES: Teach applied voice lessons to undergraduate music and musical theatre majors, and to graduate music education majors. Maintain an active performance and/or scholarly record and recruit effectively for the voice area. Secondary teaching assignments may include opera workshop, diction, class voice, or other areas, depending on the expertise of the candidate.

Qualifications / Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in music required, Doctorate in music preferred (required for tenure-earning or tenured appointment). Evidence of effective voice studio teaching in both classical and musical theatre genres. Because the faculty in the Department of Music are a mutually supportive community, evidence of professional and collegial collaboration with colleagues is an important qualification for this position.

SALARY: Competitive; commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UNIVERSITY and DEPARTMENT: Located in the largest metropolitan and cultural center in Alabama, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a comprehensive urban university and medical center with an annual enrollment exceeding 20,000 students. The Department of Music, with 17 regular and 25 part-time faculty, offers the BA degree with concentrations in applied music, music technology, and music education and the MA degree in Music Education. There are currently some 125 music majors and minors with a demonstrated history of strong growth and anticipation for continued expansion. The Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Classes are taught and performances given in modern facilities including the Alys Robinson Stephens Center for the Performing Arts which features a critically acclaimed 1,342 seat Jemison concert hall, the Sirote proscenium theater, the Odess experimental theater and the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. The Stephens Center is the site for many of the Music Department's concerts and recitals and is the home of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. The Hulsey Center is the home of the Department of Music and houses all faculty offices and studios, practice rooms, classrooms, and the 235-seat Hulsey Recital Hall. The Department of Music maintains a highly collaborative relationship with the Department of Theatre and provides instruction in private voice, music theory, aural skills and class piano to BFA Musical Theatre majors in that department.

APPLICATION: Through the link below, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three professional references, and recordings of the candidate singing three pieces in varying styles, with indications of the dates of the performances. Video preferred, audio accepted. Finalists will be asked to submit video documentation of teaching.
Inquiries regarding the position may be addressed to:
Dr. Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk Telephone: (205) 934-xxxx
Chair, Voice Search Committee e-mail:
UAB Department of Music
DEADLINE: Applications received by January 31, 2018 will be given full consideration. Interviews will begin soon thereafter and the search will remain open until position is filled

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

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Contact Information

Dr. Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk