Fine and Performing Arts, Lecturer in Music (Vocal), Non-Tenure Track

Loyola University-Chicago

United States

January 17, 2022

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Job Title Fine and Performing Arts, Lecturer in Music (Vocal), Non-Tenure Track

Position Title Fine and Performing Arts, Lecturer in Music (Vocal), Non- Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (02105A) Department Name FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

A D.M.A. in Voice or closely related field at the time of appointment is required. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of student mentorship, collegiate experience, and professional success. A record of interdisciplinary collaboration and participation in professional associations is desirable. The candidate must also be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Qualifications

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time non- tenure track position in Vocal Music at the rank of Lecturer, beginning Fall 2022. Initial appointments are renewable, contingent on performance and review. The successful candidate will be joining a department with more than thirty full-time faculty members (five in music) and over five hundred majors and minors (approximately one hundred combined music majors and minors). For more information about the department, please visit its website at https: // www. luc.edu/dfpa/

As part of a University-wide, multiyear hiring initiative designed to diversify the faculty, the department seeks applicants with expertise in Vocal Music. As an urban-based Department of Fine and Performing Arts dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under-represented and under-served populations, we especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented and under-served populations.

The successful candidate will be an experienced pedagogue and an accomplished performer. The 4-4 teaching load will encompass applied voice, diction, class voice, pedagogy, and repertoire, as well as other topics courses as needed. Additional service will include supporting student performance opportunities, attending to curriculum updates, collaborating with faculty, and recruiting students to the program. The candidate is also expected to pursue scholarly research and professional performing.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

A D.M.A. in Voice or closely related field at the time of appointment is required. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of student mentorship, collegiate experience, and professional success. A record of interdisciplinary collaboration and participation in professional associations is desirable. The candidate must also be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 11/19/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae , a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www. careers.luc.edu. They should also provide evidence that attests to their research/teaching performance and experience, and the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. In addition, they should include a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching, and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service (Inclusive Excellence Statement). References will not be contacted immediately but might be consulted at subsequent points in the review process. Additional materials, including performance and teaching videos may also be requested during the process.

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Please direct further inquiries to:

Kirsten Hedegaard, D.M.A.

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities and Search Committee Chair

Email: khedegaard@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled .

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www. luc.edu/mission. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www. luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting https: // www. careers.luc.edu/postings/18224 Job Number 8500999 Organizational Location PROVOST

Posting Details Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Inclusive Excellence Statement
  • Optional Documents

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  • Supplemental Questions

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