University of Maine System .
The School of Performing Arts at the University of Maine invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education/Voice.
This position is a nine-month, academic year, tenure track position and with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2018.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities :
Teach choral methods courses, vocal pedagogy courses, supervise student teachers in the music education program, and conduct a choral ensemble.
Additional duties may include teaching applied voice lessons, vocal pedagogy/musical theatre courses for voice majors, and diction.
Candidates will be expected to build on existing cooperative relationships with schools and community partners as part of a general recruiting strategy for students and community musicians.
Service to the department, college, and university is expected.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications :
PhD or EdD in Music Education or the equivalent is required by the start date for the position; ABD at time of application considered if degree is completed by Fall 2018.
Evidence of excellence in teaching choral music in K-12 schools required. Successful college level teaching experience preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills and evidence of ability to develop and pursue a research agenda, including peer-reviewed publications, in the candidate’s area of expertise required.
Experience as a vocalist and choral conductor preferred.
The University of Maine is the flagship campus of the University of Maine System and is the principal graduate institution in the state.
It is the state’s land, sea, and space grant university, enrolling over 11,000 students. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools in neighborhoods where children can walk to school, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
The University of Maine is located just 60 miles from the scenic Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park and two hours from Portland.
Appropriate background checks are required.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.
For questions about the position, you may contact Beth Wiemann, Chair of the Music Division, bwiemann maine.edu, 207-581-1244.
University of Maine System .
Website : http://www.maine.edu/
Established in 1968, the University of Maine System is the state’s largest educational enterprise. It has an annual enrollment of nearly 40,000 students and serves over 500,000 individuals annually through educational and cultural offerings. Two-thirds of its alumni—approximately 120,000 people—live in Maine. The University of Maine System features seven universities —some with multiple campuses—located across the state, as well as eight University College outreach centers, a law school, an additional 31 course sites, and Cooperative Extension.