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Job ID: 150781

Assistant or Associate Professor in Opera Studies
California State University, Fullerton

Date Posted Dec. 8, 2020
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Opera Studies
University California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA, United States
Department School of Music
Application Deadline Jan. 18, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Music - Vocal

The primary responsibilities of this instructional faculty would be supervising, directing, musical coaching, and preparing the school’s opera productions, in addition to program outreach, recruitment, and administrative duties, such as fundraising and overseeing production budgets. Other responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in song and opera literature, diction, and additional music courses in accordance with individual areas of expertise and departmental needs. The position requires working closely with applied voice and music education faculty and staff to promote positive, sustained relationships with regional high school and community college vocal music programs and work collaboratively with area coordinators of the Vocal, Orchestral, Jazz, and Keyboard programs. In addition, the person in this position will be expected to participate in advising students; engage in active peer-reviewed creative/scholarly activities; participate in department, college, university, and system-wide service; maintain office hours; and work collaboratively and productively with colleagues.

Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching; a record of creative/scholarly activity in the discipline; strong leadership contributions to the school, college and university committees and to external professional organizations that serve the broader discipline’s communities.

  • California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution, and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dale A. Merrill, Dean
    College of the Arts - School of Music
    California State University Fullerton
    800 N. State College Blvd
    Fullerton, CA 92831
  • 6572783256


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