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Assistant/Associate Professor - Music, Voice - Fall 2022
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Location: Belton, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Faculty Careers - Fine and Performing Arts
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks qualified faculty for two positions in the Department of Music beginning Fall 2022, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated artist-teachers to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The Department of Music offers the following undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, Bachelor of Music in Church Music, Bachelor of Arts in Music, and Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Business.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.
We seek experienced voice instructors who are interested in growing a vibrant vocal arts program dedicated to the overall development of the 21st century vocalist. Responsibilities over the two positions include: Diction, Vocal Pedagogy, Applied Voice, Vocal Literature, Opera/Musical Theatre Ensemble, and directing opera and musical theatre productions. Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the Music Department and the successful candidate's qualifications. The teaching load is typically 12 credit hours per semester. Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising, professional attainment, and service to department, college, university, and the community.
Terminal degree in a related field is required. Master’s degree in a related field with commensurate experience may be considered in lieu of a terminal degree. Tenure track status for either position requires a terminal degree in hand.
For one of these position, bass/baritone/tenor is preferred, all candidates will be considered.
Evidence of successful experience in coordinating and managing musical productions required for one of these positions.
Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.
Must be an active and committed Christian.
Salaries & Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Visit www.hr.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, videos or links of recent examples of performances and/or stage direction, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.
Review of applications will begin December 15 and continue until position is filled.
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performance Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.