Employment

Artist/Teacher of Voice

Department of Music

Position: Artist/Teacher of Voice

Date of Appointment: August 20, 2014

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate or equivalent professional experience (ABD considered). Demonstrated artistry in vocal performance.  Record of successful studio teaching at the undergraduate level and ability to teach courses in vocal literature and foreign language diction. Strong commitment to recruitment. Piano skills suitable for studio and classroom teaching. An understanding of the needs of undergraduate music performance and music education majors.

Preferred Qualifications: Soprano, Mezzo, or Contralto; ability to teach opera scenes workshop and/or direct a choral ensemble; ability to teach a vocal pedagogy course.

Duties: Teach studio voice, diction for singers (incorporating IPA), vocal literature, and other courses depending on the needs of the department and the candidate’s expertise. Participation in departmental activities is expected, including performance in recitals, recruiting, and committee assignments.

Application: Submit a letter of application, complete vita, list of references, and three current letters of recommendation. Finalists will be asked to provide additional supporting materials.  Review of completed applications will begin on January 15, 2014.  The position will remain open until filled.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless applicants request otherwise.

Send to: Please send all materials electronically to: voicesearch14@uww.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Gehrenbeck, Chair, Voice Search Committee, Department of Music, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, gehrenbr@uww.edu, 262-472-5629. Music Department phone: 262-472-1310; fax: 262-472 2808.

Department of Music: The Department of Music, with over 160 music majors, 75 minors, and 32 full- or part-time faculty, is a division of the College of Arts and Communication, and is a fully accredited member of NASM.  The Department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees with emphases in Music Education, Performance, and Theory/Composition.

College of Arts and Communication: The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.

University and Community: The University of Wisconsin–Whitewater is a comprehensive university in the well-respected University of Wisconsin system.  Established in 1868, the University has approximately 12,000 students enrolled in 50 undergraduate and 11 graduate degree programs. Located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance of the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. UW–Whitewater’s core values include: commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding; development of the individual; personal and professional integrity; commitment to serve; and commitment to develop a sense of community, respect for diversity, and global perspectives. The University strives to create and maintain a positive and inviting environment for multicultural students, students with disabilities, and nontraditional students.  See  http://www.uww.edu for more information.

UW–Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.