Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Voice/Opera)

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Music

The Department of Music at Bucknell University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music in studio voice and opera for the Spring 2020 semester. The teaching load for the position is the equivalent of three courses, with studio voice and direction of the opera company comprising approximately two-thirds of that load. Additional teaching opportunities would depend upon the needs of the department and the expertise of the appointee. The department is committed to diversity and inclusiveness; candidates’ materials must include discussion or evidence of their experience in these areas.

Candidates are expected to have a PhD or DMA in vocal performance or vocal pedagogy, as well as successful college-level teaching experience in studio voice and experience with opera direction. ABD candidates and those with a Master’s Degree and equivalent professional experience will be considered.

Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. Additional materials will be requested from finalists at a later date. Applications will only be accepted online at Bucknell's Career Center ( Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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