Location: South Bend
Department: IU South Bend Music
The IU South Bend Music Department is comprised of a wonderful community of artists, scholars, and students. As part of the Raclin School of the Arts, we offer students a personalized interdisciplinary experience. Students and faculty interact with theatre, dance, fine arts, and communication to expand our boundaries as a musicians. We are proud of our talented, internationally known faculty and small-class settings. We offer a variety of ensembles including a philharmonic, wind band, jazz band, electronic music ensemble, as well as an array of choruses. We truly are a place where our students and faculty can develop their full potential.
We are seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music for a 3-year position, beginning August 1, 2023 with the following responsibilities:
- Serve as Director of Opera Studies
- Teach a full-time (12-credit) load per semester including undergraduate and graduate applied voice lessons and related courses such as opera, diction, song repertoire, vocal pedagogy, etc. as assigned by the Music Department Chair
Note – Any faculty member may be required to teach online, on alternate schedules (evenings/weekends), and/or at our campus center in Elkhart
- Attend weekly faculty meetings
- Recruit voice majors and grow the opera program
- Serve on needed campus, school, or department committees as requested
- Attend student juries, performance exams, etc. as needed.
- Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth
Indiana University South Bend's 2021-2026 strategic plan includes a commitment to remove diversity achievement gaps in student retention and graduation rates by fostering opportunities to promote belongingness and community. The campus is integrating anti-racism initiatives into campus programs. Of 4,326 students, 34% self-identify as minorities and 40% are first generation college students. All genders, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have mentored minorities or other underrepresented groups are encouraged to highlight such efforts in the application.
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- Master's Degree (or equivalent)
- Experience teaching applied voice at the undergraduate levels
- Classroom teaching experience
- Opera performance experience
- Experience teaching applied voice at the graduate level
- Doctorate preferred
- Documented evidence successful studio and classroom teaching through
- Experience developing and directing an academic opera program for undergraduate and graduate students.
- Enthusiastic collaborator with clear communication and effective organization skills
Department Contact for Questions:
OAA #: IU-100400-2023
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track