University of Alabama at Birmingham — Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera – Non Tenure Track, Music

Job Title
College of Arts and Sciences – Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera – Non Tenure Track – Music

Department Name
481300000 Music

School/College: College of Arts and Sciences

Job Description
The Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham invites applications for a one-year, potentially renewable full-time, temporary, non-tenure track visiting assistant professor, beginning in the Fall of 2021. Primary responsibility will be to teach applied voice to undergraduate music and musical theatre majors and graduate music education students, with secondary responsibilities in opera production and other areas of the candidate’s expertise, as needed. Candidates with significant professional experience in musical theatre performance are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications
A Master’s degree in music is required along with evidence of effective voice studio teaching in both classical and musical theatre genres. Because the faculty in the Department of Music are a mutually supportive community, evidence of professional and collegial collaboration with colleagues is an important qualification for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in Music or significant professional experience in musical theatre performance.

Open Date: 01/01/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications should be submitted online through the PeopleAdmin system. Applicants should submit a cover letter which includes the names and contact information for three professional references and links to recordings (video preferred, audio accepted) of the candidate singing three pieces in varying styles, with indications of the dates of the performances. Additionally, a curriculum vitae and statement of teaching philosophy is required. Recommendation letters are NOT required at this time, and will be requested of finalists. Finalists will be asked to submit video documentation of the teaching of voice lessons.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Won Cho, Search Committee Chair at woncho@uab.edu 

EEO Statement
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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