Artist/Teacher of Voice: Baritone/Bass Preferred, Fall 2023
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Internal Number: 114576
Assistant Professor; nine-month tenure-track appointment beginning Fall Semester, August 1, 2023. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Responsibilities: 1) Teach applied voice at the undergraduate and graduate levels; 2) Maintain an active performing profile as well as a strong voice studio; 3) Teach undergraduate and graduate vocal literature courses on a rotating basis; 4) Teach other voice-related classes as determined by the needs of the program and the qualifications and interests of the successful candidate; 5) Engage in recruitment, creative/scholarly activity, and service contributions appropriate for a university faculty member.
Required: 1) Doctorate by time of appointment or equivalent professional profile; 2) A consistent record of performance; 3) Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate vocal literature courses; 4) An ability to recruit exceptional vocal talent to the undergraduate and graduate degrees; 5) A commitment to studio teaching.
Preferred: 1) Experience teaching voice at the collegiate level; 2) Candidates with background and/or educational experiences in specific areas (e.g., grant writing, career development, musician's health, business/finance, entrepreneurship, etc.) to teach students to develop the necessary and relevant skills of musicians in the twenty-first century; 3) Experience in vocal music beyond the western canon.
Applicants should submit via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/114576: a cover letter addressing the above qualifications, a current resume or CV, links to representative audio and video performances and at least three current (within last 12 months) confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 12, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
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