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Studio Voice Teacher and Artistic Director of Opera ND 

Professor of the Practice/Special Professional Faculty (non-tenure track)

Rank:  Open

The Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame seeks a Professor of the Practice (open rank, Special Professional Faculty, non-tenure track, full-time regular faculty) of exceptional capability in the realms of vocal performance, studio teaching, and opera direction. Singers/opera directors of any vocal type and at any career stage are invited to apply. The duties of the position include teaching studio voice lessons for music majors; courses or coaching in diction; directing opera scenes in the fall semester and one fully staged opera in the spring semester; student recruitment; and service on department, college, and university committees. The position is slated to begin in August 2017.

The successful candidate will have superior performing credentials, demonstrated excellence in studio teaching, and significant experience in opera stage direction (good piano skills preferred). Candidates must be well organized, capable of collaboration, and skilled in opera administration, including budget management; they should also be committed to the teaching of music in a liberal arts context. Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience required (DMA or equivalent experience preferred). The rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

The deadline for application is November 1, 2016 and review of applications begins on Nov. 15. Please submit a letter of application outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a CV, and three letters of reference to the following link:

 

https://apply.interfolio.com/36068

No further materials will be considered at this stage in the process. 

 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Music Theory

The Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track music theorist at the rank of assistant professor.  The area of specialization is open, but the ideal candidate will be a dynamic scholar of exceptional merit developing a national/international reputation in his/her area of research, as well as a teacher who possesses the skills and dedication necessary to achieve excellence in the classroom.  The Ph.D. is required and priority will be given to applicants with the doctoral degree in hand.  Evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience are essential, as is a commitment to the study of music in a liberal arts context.

The successful candidate will teach a range of courses including: (1) the basic music theory curriculum for majors (harmony and voice leading, counterpoint, form and analysis, etc.), (2) advanced electives for music majors in the candidate’s areas of specialization, (3) courses for non-majors in the broader liberal arts curriculum, and (4) advanced theory seminars for students in the Graduate Program in Sacred Music.  The Department is especially interested in candidates qualified to teach courses in areas outside the western classical canon, such as popular music, rock, jazz, music and technology, film music, non-western music, etc.  The position will also require supervision of undergraduates writing senior theses and of graduate students in the Program of Sacred Music whose doctoral theses include a substantial amount of musical analysis, as well as service on department, college, and university committees.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

The deadline for application is November 1, 2016; review of applications begins on Nov. 15. Please submit a letter of application outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a CV, and three letters of reference to the following link:

https://apply.interfolio.com/36076

No further materials will be considered at this stage in the process.