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;
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.
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.... Read More