The College of New Jersey invites applications for an Adjunct Artist-Teacher of Voice with the expertise to teach both classical and musical theatre genres. This position begins August 24, 2020.
The successful candidate will teach private applied voice for music majors and minors, as well as theatre minors, leading to healthy classical and/or musical theatre vocal technique, excellent musicianship, and authentic lyric diction. This includes preparing students for juries, degree recitals, auditions, and opera and/or musical theatre roles. Attendance at juries, voice recital hearings, voice degree recitals, departmental entrance auditions, occasional studio performance classes, and other departmental events is expected. Other duties may include teaching "Vocal Methods, " a course that involves vocal pedagogy.
1. Completed Master's degree in Vocal Performance, Pedagogy, or other vocal specialization.
2. A proven record of at least four years of successful collegiate--level studio teaching experience for music majors/minors/non-majors, including musical theatre.
3. The availability to teach regular weekly lessons during each 14-week semester.
4. Advanced knowledge of teaching repertoire and lyric diction in Italian, German, French, and English (using IPA).
5. Experience with planning, programming, and coaching undergraduate degree recitals and opera/musical theatre role preparation.
6. Piano skills commensurate with vocal exercises and simple accompaniments.
7. Evidence of a strong background and current experience in vocal performance or pedagogy.
1. Significant progress toward a doctorate (D.M.A. or other) is highly desirable. 2. Male voice preferred. 3. In addition to the aforementioned languages, knowledge of Spanish and Russian repertoire and diction (using IPA) is also desirable.
Applied Teaching Load: approximately 3-7 hours of studio voice teaching each week with other duties depending on candidate expertise and departmental need. The Fall 2020 semester runs from August 24-December 18, and the Spring 2021 semester from January 25- May 20.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of application that includes a concise statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references electronically. Only complete, electronic submissions will be considered. Please do not send further materials (recordings, teaching evaluations, publications) unless requested. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. For full consideration, please submit materials as specified by April 1, 2020. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. John Leonard, Director of Choral Activities, Department of Music, The College of New Jersey, P.O. Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718,
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.