Visiting Assistant Professor in Voice (71050)

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position: Full-time, 9 month, non-tenure accruing, one year visiting appointment
Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2021
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Eligible for a comprehensive benefits package.

The School of Music at The University of Florida invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Voice (tenor or baritone preferred). We seek an accomplished singer with national and international visibility who will help grow our undergraduate and graduate programs in voice which include the BM,BA,MM,and DMA.This is a one year appointment with the potential for renewal.

The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate students in applied studio voice.
  • Be able to teach voice-related subjects.
  • Maintain active national and international creative/ research profile in areas of specialization.
  • Active participation in our learning community, finding innovative ways to connect the arts to critical discourses in other disciplines
  • Participate in shared governance through service to the School, College and University


SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Organized within the College of the Arts, the School of Music plays an important role in the academic and cultural life of the University, the College’s Creative Campus initiative and the community. The School has 40 full-time and nine adjunct faculty, serving some 200 graduate and 200 undergraduate music majors. Degree programs include B.A., B.M., M.M., D.M.A., and the Ph.D. in music education, composition, ethnomusicology, and historical musicology. Program emphases include performance, music education, theory, composition, music history and literature, ethnomusicology, conducting, and sacred music. The School of Music is also home to the UF Bands program, which includes “The Pride of the Sunshine” Gator Marching Band. School of Music facilities include the School of Music Building and Steinbrenner Band Hall, among others.  The University of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/music .

THE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS: The mission of the College of the Arts is to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their capacities for critical study, creative practice, and provocation. The College offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Approximately 1,700 students are pursuing majors in degrees offered by the College of the Arts under the direction of 130 faculty members in its three accredited schools— the School of Art + Art History, the School of Music and the School of Theatre + Dance, and in the Center for Arts in Medicine, the Digital Worlds Institute and the Center for Arts, Migration and Entrepreneurship. In addition, the college comprises the University Galleries, and the University level of the New World School of the Arts in Miami.

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA: The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land grant foundation, ranked one of the top six best public universities in the nation in U.S. News & World Report. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit. UF is a graduate research institution with more than 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and in the community, the Hippodrome State Theatre and Dance Alive National Ballet.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate preferred or commensurate experience
  • Distinguished record of achievement in the field at a national or international level
  • Evidence of a commitment to innovative and cross-disciplinary curricula
  • Evidence of success in promoting an environment that advances access, equity, and inclusion


Preferred Qualifications : The successful candidate will bring to the position:

  • Teaching experience of 3 to 5 years beyond graduate assistantship at the university/college level
  • Evidence of a commitment to innovative and cross-disciplinary curricula
  • Demonstrated aptitude for working toward structural and strategic change, particularly in relationship to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated capacity for effective engagement in recruitment
  • Strong organizational and communication skills


Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by March 22. Applications received after this date will be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) links to performance and a teaching samples (Samples should be submitted online and be longer than 15 minutes in length. Please note: No CDs will be accepted.) Candidates may also submit evidence of their research as appropriate. (4) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference. 

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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