Assistant/Associate Professor - Musical Theatre/Opera - Fall 2019

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Musical Theatre/Opera - Fall 2019

ID: 1185
Department: College of Visual and Performing Arts
Post Date: 11/20/2018
Position Available Date:

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks qualified faculty for a tenure track position in the Department of Music beginning Fall 2019, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

The Music Department offers BM and BA undergraduate degree programs that include majors in Church Music, Music Education, and Performance.

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.

Specific Responsibilities: We seek an experienced stage director who is interested in developing a vibrant vocal arts program dedicated to the overall development of the 21st century vocalist. Responsibilities include directing opera and musical theatre productions, and teaching opera and musical theatre workshop classes and related courses. Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the Music Department and the successful candidate's qualifications. The teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester.
Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field is required; Doctorate is preferred. Tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand. Evidence of successful experience in coordinating and managing musical productions is required. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

Application Deadline:

Position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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Posted: 11/21/2018
Application Due: 12/25/2018
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