Simpson College, a private, nationally recognized regional college grounded in the liberal arts tradition and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, invites nominations and applications for the position of ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC – VOICE (tenure track).
• Teach applied voice to undergraduate voice majors
• Recruit and maintain a quality studio of musicians and students to Simpson College
• Teach allied subjects to be determined by candidate’s qualifications, such as Song
Literature, Vocal Pedagogy, Lyric Diction, or other areas
• Maintain an active professional profile
• Doctorate preferred, or equivalent professional experience considered
• Excellent reputation as a studio voice teacher at the collegiate level
• Substantial experience as a performer
Simpson College encourages innovative teaching and seeks colleagues who will help its students of all ages develop critical intellectual skills, nurture values which foster personal worth and individuality for the purpose of living lives of leadership within a creative, diverse, and just community. The main campus in Indianola is located just 12 minutes from the capital city of Des Moines, Iowa.
The position will begin August 2013, and requires interdisciplinary interest and experience and/or expressed interest in working at a primarily residential, liberal arts institution. Candidates for the position must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and a willingness to engage students in scholarship, research and/or creative work. Faculty members at Simpson College are expected to participate in faculty governance, student advising, new student recruitment and in other ways to demonstrate support for the mission of the institution. For more specific information about the position, please consult the Simpson College website at www.simpson.edu/human-resources. Consideration of applications will begin December 15, 2012 and continue utnil the position has been filled.
In one file, please submit application letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, audio or video recording (or links) of a recent performance, and three current letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Timothy A. McMillin, Chair
Department of Music
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125
It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Posting Date: 11/1/12