Keene State College, one of the leading liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire, has been ranked by US News and World Report among the top 100 regional schools in the North.
Keene State College's Department of Music is seeking qualified applicants in a national search for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Applied Voice to begin August 2013.
Keene State College is the only liberal arts institution in northern New England accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. There are two degree programs (B.M. and B.A. in Music) available to the 105 music majors and minors at Keene State (with concentrations in Performance, Music Education, Music Composition, and Music Technology). Each year the Department of Music presents nearly 75 recitals and concerts by its students, faculty, and guest artists, making it a leader among cultural institutions in the beautiful and historic Monadnock Region of southwest New Hampshire. To learn more about the Department of Music, visit: http://music.keene.edu/ 
We seek a distinguished performer and teacher of voice with a demonstrated record of studio teaching experience at the college level. Primary responsibilities will be to teach applied voice and related courses in vocal diction, literature, and pedagogy. Additionally, ability to conduct ensembles, opera workshop or early music, or other subjects appropriate to the candidate's background and training is desirable. Faculty may also have an opportunity to teach courses in the College’s Integrative Studies Program. Other responsibilities include participating in department activities and campus-wide committees, maintaining an active record of performance and scholarship, advising and mentoring undergraduate research/creative activity, and active recruiting for the department.
A major part of Keene State College’s mission is the promotion of academic excellence as demonstrated by a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. We strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a desire to help the College’s ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.
Qualifications: Doctorate required by August 2013, successful teaching experience in vocal studio at the college or university level and professional performing experience are required. Graduate degree in Music preferred. Publications and scholarly activity are desirable. Salary will be based on the Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, and is $61,720 minimum for the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2013.
Application: Apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53048 
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Three letters of recommendation addressing above qualifications.
Note: The three (3) letters of recommendation may be sent under separate cover directly to Keene State College, Office of Human Resource Management, FAC8, 229 Main Street, Keene NH 03435-1604 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Finalists may be asked to submit recent scholarly publications, recordings, and/or videos.
Please do not submit additional materials at this time.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until February 1, 2013.
Keene State College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. The college is accredited by NEASC, and its education and music programs are accredited by NCATE and NASM respectively. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society.