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College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Position

Visiting Artist/Teacher of Voice

One-year, non-tenure-track appointment.

Teach applied voice lessons and courses in opera workshop/music theatre production; additional teaching duties may include diction, vocal pedagogy, and/or other courses as determined by the needs of the department and candidate expertise. Participate in student recruitment and service activities to the university and to the School of Performing Arts. Maintain an active agenda of performance and scholarly activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Music degree required, D.M.A in Voice (or related area) preferred; evidence of significant teaching and performance experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability and interest in working in a collegial and mutually supportive environment.

RANK: Dependent upon qualifications.

START DATE: August 19, 2013.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a representative performance CD or DVD (or links to representative performances). Electronic submissions preferred.

DEADLINE: Until filled. Review of applications begins immediately. Please forward application material to Dr. Michael Thrasher, Director, School of Performing Arts, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX, 75799. Email: mthrasher@uttyler.edu. Phone/Fax: 903-566-7450; 903-566-7483. 

UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridors, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The College of Business and Technology houses three academic departments, with a student population of 1500 students and more than 50 full time faculty and staff members.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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