Assistant Professor of Voice

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Assistant Professor of Voice - Search #67626
College of Arts and Humanities/Department of Music

The Department of Music invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Voice. This position is located on the Statesboro campus, but may require teaching on the other campuses.

Georgia Southern University is the state's largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students on three vibrant campuses—the Armstrong campus in Savannah, the Statesboro campus, and the Liberty campus in Hinesville. Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery, and personal growth. Nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as working citizens.

Since 1906, the University's hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University's mission is the faculty's dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

Within this setting, the Department of Music offers student-centered degree programs at the bachelor's and master's level. Students are mentored by a faculty of dedicated teacher-scholars, who are nationally and internationally known in their fields of expertise.

Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, this position requires: 1) teaching applied voice; 2) teaching other voice/opera-related courses (e.g., vocal pedagogy and vocal literature); 3) actively recruiting potential music majors; 4) maintaining an active scholarly/creative activity agenda (through performances, presentations, and/or publications); 5) attending area and department meetings; 6) serving on juries; and 7) other teaching and service duties as assigned by the Chair, based on the candidate's strengths and departmental needs. The position is an academic (9/10 month), tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Vocal Performance or related field by August 1, 2019
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Ability to teach vocal pedagogy
  • Ability to teach vocal literature
  • Experience directing opera

    Screening of applications begins November 20, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2019. A complete application consists of a formal letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; a document with links to video excerpts of recent solo performance(s), teaching video(s), and other supporting materials; unofficial graduate transcripts; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least four professional references. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Dr. Arikka Gregory, Search Coordinator, Search #67626
    Georgia Southern University
    Email address: [email protected]

    More information about the institution is available through or Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other nonevaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/16/2018
    Application Due: 10/2/2019
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