Music and Theatre Arts Department: Instructor for Applied Voice – University of Wisconsin System – Eau Claire, WI
University of Wisconsin System
Full Job Description
POSITION: Applied Voice Instructor-Soprano or Mezzo Soprano preferred. 80% FTE Instructional Academic Staff Position in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts in the Lecturer title series beginning August 22, 2022. This is a one-year renewable appointment with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree required; Doctorate preferred. Ability to teach both Classical and Musical Theatre repertoire required. The following will be considered assets: ability to teach Voice Pedagogy Course; evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
DUTIES: Duties and responsibilities include teaching applied voice as assigned, which includes teaching an active studio class and recruiting prospective voice students. Depending upon qualification, teaching a Voice Pedagogy Course could be assigned. Other responsibilities could be assigned according to departmental need.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Music and Theatre Arts serves over 400 majors and minors supported by approximately 30 full-time and 11 part-time faculty and 7 staff. UW-Eau Claire has a large and respected Voice and Choral Program, with six choirs and strong opera and musical theatre programs. The Department is highly regarded in the state and region and enriches the Eau Claire community while providing outstanding academic opportunities. Faculty are active solo and collaborative performers and are dedicated to innovative teaching. Academic programs include the BM degree in performance and composition; the BME degree in instrumental and choral music education; the BA and BS degrees in music and musical theatre. All degree programs are fully accredited by NASM. Applicants are encouraged to peruse the Department’s website at www.uwec.edu/Mus-The and the Pablo Center’s website http://www.pablocenter.org/
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the Music and Theatre Arts: Instructor of Applied Voice position (Job ID # 18298) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Unofficial undergraduate and graduate school transcripts
- A link to an uploaded high-quality recording of recent performances (2 Classical selections and 1 Musical Theatre or Crossover selection)
- Names and contact information for three references.
- Teaching video might be requested at a later date
Please direct requests for additional information to:
Jennifer Zwicky, Departmental ADA; firstname.lastname@example.org
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by May 13, 2022. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
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