Teach undergraduate and graduate applied voice; teach coursework in areas of interest and specialty as needed, including literature and pedagogy; recruit and retain high caliber voice students at both the undergraduate and graduate level; maintain a professional profile that reflects the career of a distinguished teacher/performer; contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the Music Performance Division, including opera production and choral groups; collaborate musically and artistically, both within and outside of the university; contribute to the performance, academic, and service environments characteristic of a Conservatory within a university; enrich the cultural environment of the Kansas City metropolitan community; participate actively in the intellectual life of the Conservatory and university by serving on graduate and faculty committees, as well as engaging in other Conservatory activities.
Demonstrated successful and innovative experience teaching voice, preferably in a university setting; significant professional experience at the national and/or international level as a performer/scholar; demonstrated ability to attract quality undergraduate and graduate voice students; doctoral degree in vocal performance, or equivalent professional experience; preference given to tenors, though consideration will be given to any voice type.
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full time, benefit eligible, tenure track position. Date of appointment is September 1, 2020
Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. Application form, application letter and curriculum vitae including educational background, previous academic appointments and artistic credentials. See position posting at UMKC Human Resources website: http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ . Use search keyword " voice ."
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