Stanford University, Music Department Stanford, CA, USA
Aug 12, 2019Full time
Director of Vocal Studies Stanford University The Department of Music at Stanford University seeks applicants for the position of Director of Vocal Studies at the rank of Senior Lecturer. We look forward to welcoming a dynamic and collaborative colleague expert in the pedagogy and performance of classical Western vocal art music as well as in other genres of vocal music, possibly including but not limited to musical theater, jazz, and popular styles. As Director of the Vocal Studies Program, the candidate will possess both programmatic vision and the capacity to direct operations effectively, above all when collaborating with faculty colleagues in the program. Duties will include teaching undergraduate music majors as well as non-majors and graduate students from a diverse range of academic disciplines. Other duties may include organizing vocal master classes, coordinating studio auditions, and teaching courses in pedagogy or repertoire. The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep commitment to education and an aptitude for inclusive teaching and mentorship within an increasingly diverse student body. Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to vocal performance and to teaching talented student musicians in a university/collegiate environment of the highest academic rigor, professional distinction and demonstrated success as a singer, and a commitment to develop a vision for Stanfords Vocal Studies Program. A terminal degree (either Master of Fine Arts or Doctor of Musical Arts) or equivalent professional experience is expected.