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Assistant Professor - Music

Employer
Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce TAMUC

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job location: Commerce TAMUC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-12-13
Req: R-042362
Job Title

Assistant Professor - Music

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Music

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

SUMMARY:

The Department of Music is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (Voice / Opera) to begin fall 2022.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach undergraduate and masters level applied lessons;
  • Direct the main stage opera or musical theatre production;
  • Direct the opera or musical theatre scenes production;
  • Advise students;
  • Prepare syllabi;
  • Update course materials;
  • Recruit undergraduate and graduate students in cooperation with the Director of Choirs and Vocal Activities
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of current trends in learning with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom.
  • Engage in significant and sustained research, scholarship, and creative activity, as well as effective service
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Completed Doctoral Degree in Music.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Evidence of success as an applied teacher and performer, including significant performances in solo recital, opera and/or musical theatre productions and/or in professional choral ensembles as well as opera and musical theatre directing experience. Evidence of experience recruiting quality vocal majors, advising and retaining students. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals. Good written and oral communication skills. Commitment to high quality teaching. Dedication to high standards and student success.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: NA
  • Physical Requirements: NA
  • Other Requirements: NA

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

Previous successful experience teaching at the high school level, either through classroom or applied voice instruction;

University level teaching experience.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

Titles of positions supervised (Graduate Assistant)

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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