Assistant Professor- Vocal Studies and Musical Theatre

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Assistant Professor- Vocal Studies and Musical Theatre

Brooks Center Performing Arts
Open Date:
Oct 24, 2018

Position Summary: The Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University seeks an Assistant Professor of vocal studies and musical theatre to begin August 2019. This is a 9-month tenure track faculty position that will hold the academic rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will work with colleagues to build and maintain a vibrant vocal studies program, assuming a variety of responsibilities as the major demands; serve as music director of at least one musical theatre production/concert per year, direct one choral ensemble and/or offer voice lessons. May teach additional courses such as acting for musical theatre, class voice, history of musical theater, or production-related courses depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and the needs of the department; work collaboratively with faculty members from the music and theatre areas on musical theatre productions; participate actively in student recruitment; demonstrate ongoing scholarly/creative activity; develop coursework related to musical theatre. Additional responsibilities include all service related activities associated with a tenure-track position: advising, committee assignments, recruiting, and other forms of institutional service.


Candidates should be ABD or have completed a doctorate in voice performance, choral conducting, or a related field. Additional qualifications: teaching experience at the college level or equivalent professional experience; evidence of potential for high quality scholarly/creative activity; demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student recruitment. Preference may be given to candidates with experience directing choral ensembles and/or with musical theater experience.

Application Instructions:

Clemson University uses Interfolio for the electronic submission of application materials. Complete materials include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of references. Application materials should be submitted via Interfolio.

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by: December 1, 2018. Additional Information: Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary commensurate with credentials and experience. This position qualifies for state benefits.

Contact: Dr. Anthony Bernarducci, Department of Performing Arts, Professor of Vocal Studies, Search Committee Chair, [email protected] (864) 656 – 4669




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Posted: 12/30/2018
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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