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Instructor/One Year Term/Vocalist

Company:
Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, 49855
Category:
Music
Type:
Full-Time
Position Title: Instructor/One Year Term/Vocalist
Department: Music
Term of Assignment: One Year Term
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Salary: Competitive
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: The Department of Music at Northern Michigan University seeks a one-year term faculty full time, 9-month, specializing in vocal instruction. Opportunity to collaborate with other faculty on curriculum development and creative projects. This position will start August, 2024. This is a campus based position.
Duties each semester include a 12-credit hour teaching load per semester, baseline scholarship and service. The ideal candidate will teach applied voice and voice-related courses, which may include diction and class voice. Candidates will work to recruit, develop, and retain high-quality students and engage in meaningful creative and professional activity. The teaching assignment will be dependent upon the successful candidate's qualifications and interests and the needs of the Music Department.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Master's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Voice
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: -Master's Degree in Vocal Performance and/or Vocal Pedagogy.
  • Successful experience in college-level teaching and research.
  • Demonstrated professional excellence in vocal performance in solo and/or chamber settings.
  • Strong vocal pedagogy background.
Required Minimum Work Experience: -Five years of private adult voice instruction.
  • Two years of college-level teaching (full-time teaching preferred, but graduate assistantships will be credited toward college-level experience).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: -Strong communication and interpersonal skills, such as the ability to interact with others with respect, empathy, and cultural humility.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. This could include experience using inclusive teaching practices; research relating to minoritized populations or social inequality; community-based outreach to minoritized and underserved communities; and other forms of DEI-infused teaching, scholarship, and/or service.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: -Doctorate in Vocal Performance or Vocal Pedagogy (ABD will be strongly considered)
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit vocal students for an undergraduate program.
  • Potential for success in research and professional development, and service.
Other
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials will include a faculty application, CV, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts. 
Contact Information:
Erin Colwitz - Search Chair, ecolwitz@nmu.edu
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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