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Job ID: 161096

Assistant Professor of Practice
University of Arizona

Date Posted Jun. 22, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Practice
University University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, United States
Department School of Theatre, Film & Television
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2021
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education
    Music - General

The University of Arizona, School of Theatre, Film & Television seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice with a high level of experience to serve as a vocal instructor in a dynamic professionally-focused Musical Theatre program. This position may assist in furthering our goals of collaboration with the School of Music and other units within the College of Fine Arts. This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide private voice instructor for Acting/Musical Theatre BFA students.
  • Provide instruction in foundational vocal technique for group vocal technique classes.
  • Serve as classroom pianist as needed.
  • Attend auditions and callbacks as needed.
  • Serve as relief Musical Director and Rehearsal Pianist for Arizona Repertory Theatre productions as needed.
  • Participate actively in recruitment and promotion of the Division.
  • Maintain currency in the field.
  • Proficient musical sight-reading and piano skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree of Music and/or Master’s degree of Fine Arts in Performance, and professional experience OR a BFA degree in Music and/or a BFA degree in Fine Arts Performance, and 5 years professional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years teaching voice at the university and/or professional level.
  • Experience teaching Classical technique, as well as all periods and styles of Musical Theatre repertoire.
  • Evidence of career success in the vocal field.

For detailed position description and how to apply:…

  • At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Contact Information

  • Justine Collins
    School of Theatre, Film & Television
    University of Arizona
    845 N. Park Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
  • 520-621-7007


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