The New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track Music Assistant Professor positions in Vocal Performance to begin September 2020. The appointed faculty members will join the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and we highly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Position Description: The Vocal Performance Program has approximately 200 full-time students earning undergraduate, masters, advanced certificate, and doctoral degrees in musical theatre performance, classical voice performance, contemporary voice performance, and vocal pedagogy. The Vocal Performance Program serves a population of hybrid vocalists studying in one of three concentrations: classical voice, musical theatre, and contemporary voice. The ideal candidate for one of the positions is a voice teacher who is a specialist in one or more of the offered concentrations. The other position is open and we encourage candidates with a specialization in contemporary voice to apply, as well as candidates with a background in voice, acting, directing, coaching, and movement to apply. We are seeking candidates from a diversity of backgrounds who can augment and extend the current strengths of the program, who have a strong track record of teaching and administration in an academic setting and can support the growth of the new concentration track in contemporary voice within Vocal Performance.
Responsibilities: Steinhardt seeks two dynamic Clinical Assistant Professors to engage in teaching and administration. The successful candidate will teach existing core courses to the undergraduate and/or graduate population, private voice lessons, song analysis, or other courses that match the candidate’s area of specialty. The administrative role includes student advisement and mentoring, hiring and supervision of adjunct faculty, and student recruitment and admissions, among other responsibilities. In addition, the candidate will participate in faculty meetings and serve on department, school and/or university committees.
Qualifications: Masters degree in a relevant field as well as demonstrated teaching and administrative experience and established professional profile are required. The ideal candidates have a musical background focused on the voice in the areas of classical voice, musical theatre, and/or contemporary voice.
Applications: Please submit your application online including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching and broader work), and the names and contact information for three references to upload confidential letters. Optionally, if available, you are encouraged to include a teaching video with your application materials.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than November 1st. For additional information about these positions please contact Dr. Ana Flavia Zuim (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Committee Chair and Director of Vocal Performance.
Steinhardt: Our mission is to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development. We have award-winning faculty and alumni engaged in ground-breaking research and artistic creation, at the cutting edge of their professions. The Department of Music and Performing Arts and Professions Vocal Performance Program has over 200 full-time students studying for undergraduate, masters, advanced certificate, and doctoral degrees in musical theatre, classical voice, and contemporary voice performance, as well as vocal pedagogy. Our faculty include experienced New York professionals, educators, and researchers who are the top in their field. At NYU Steinhardt, the finest arts organizations in the world are at your fingertips, from the Metropolitan Opera to a host of Broadway shows and concert performances. There is no better place to immerse yourself as a vocal performance educator.
NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.
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