RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant/Associate Professor will teach applied voice lessons, vocal
literature, vocal pedagogy, vocal diction, and assist/direct the lyric opera production and complete
other assignments commensurate with departmental needs and the candidate's qualifications.
He/she is expected to participate fully in departmental recruitment, advising/mentoring activities,
promoting the Department within the state, nationally and internationally. Voice faculty must
recruit, retain, teach and graduate a strong studio of singers at the undergraduate level and must be
effective in fulfilling committee service, grantsmanship, and expected to be significantly active in
creative and/or research activities consistent with all faculty appointments.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in vocal performance and/or pedagogy is required; a
completed doctorate is required for tenure-track appointment and rank of Assistant Professor. The
candidate should have significant concert or stage experience in the field of opera/musical theatre
and a demonstrated capacity as a studio voice teacher at the university level. Full-time university
teaching experience is preferred.
Special Note: Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.
Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of application, Faculty Employment
Application, current curriculum vitae (CV), three letters of recommendation, and the names of at
least five (5) references including addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses. Additional
supporting documents may be requested of the final candidates.
Dr. Isaiah R. McGee, Chair
Claflin University; 400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Equal Opportunity Employer