Assistant/Associate Professor of Voice/Opera

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Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Voice/Opera
Position Number: FT213
Division: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time, Tenure -Track, Salaried/ Faculty
Funding Period: Academic Year 2019-2020
Posting Date: December 14, 2018
Closing Date: Open until Filled
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Class Schedules Vary)

DUTIES AND REPSONSIBILITIES: 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.The candidate 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.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website, send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least five references. Additional supporting documents should include a videotape of the candidate conducting his/her assigned instrumental ensemble (rehearsal preferred). Please include return postage if return of video and supporting material is desired. Send all above materials to:

Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
400 Magnolia St.
Orangeburg, SC 29115

E-mail: [email protected]
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office.

Office Number: 803-535-5635

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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 3/25/2019
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