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POSITION: Assistant Professor of Applied Voice and Music Theatre/Opera
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications begins November 12, 2012 and continues until interviews are scheduled.


Eastern Illinois University College of Arts & Humanities

Department of Music


Announcement for Position

Applied Voice & Music Theatre/Opera


Position: Applied Voice & Music Theatre/Opera. Full-time tenure-track position. Bass, Baritone, or Tenor preferred. Subject to funding availability.


Rank: Assistant Professor


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Responsibilities: Teach applied voice and direct the Music Theatre/Opera ensemble. Applied voice responsibilities also include teaching a weekly studio class, serving on voice juries and on recital and audition committees. Music Theatre responsibilities include directing a program of scenes or one-acts in the fall semester and a joint production with Theatre Arts in the spring semester.


Qualifications: Masterís degree in music is required (30 hours of doctoral work are required for tenure), Doctorate or ABD preferred. Evidence of excellence in teaching, preferably at the college level, successful recruiting and significant accomplishment as a performer must be demonstrated. Preference will be given to applicants with keyboard abilities.


Deadline: Review of applications begins November 12, 2012 and continues until interviews are scheduled.


Application: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for five professional references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially). Three current letters of recommendation under separate cover are required.


Electronic submissions (PDF or Microsoft Word documents) to are preferred. A CD, DVD, or electronic submission of a recent performance to support the application is required. Hard copies of materials or recordings may also be sent to:


Mr. Jerry L. Daniels, Chair

Department of Music

Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue

Charleston, IL, 61920


Starting Date: August 12, 2013


The University & Community: Eastern Illinois University places priority on teaching excellence for a student body in a residential setting. Approximately 11,000 on-campus students are enrolled in programs in undergraduate and graduate programs. Non-traditional and part-time students are enrolled in programs at both on- and off-campus sites. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. The university is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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