The Department of Music at Carthage College seeks a music theatre voice specialist for a full-time, benefits-eligible, ongoing contract position as Assistant Professor of Music. The ideal candidate will hold an appropriate terminal degree for the field of music theatre voice, and should have a professional profile through performance and/or other professional activities. Keyboard skills sufficient to support instruction are required.
The ideal candidate will be a collaborative colleague with interest in program building and recruitment. The successful candidate will assume varied responsibilities as the program demands, including maintaining a private voice studio of music theatre students, teaching music theatre techniques courses, and music directing at least one main stage musical production each year. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is preferred. The appointment begins in August, 2021.
Founded in 1847, Carthage combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan, is home to 155 full-time faculty, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners, and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.
Candidates should submit an application as a single PDF document to Corinne Ness, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The PDF Document should include a detailed cover letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications for the position and experience with diverse populations, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three professional references with contact information.
Review of applications will begin by March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.