Are you an expert vocal coach or music director? Do you have passion for all things Music Theater? We invite you to apply for a new position as a full-time Associate Professor (Teaching Track) in Music Theater. In this position you will be working at the foremost Music Theater training ground in the country, educating the next generation of Broadway talent. We are looking for a faculty member who is willing and excited to participate in the vibrant community of the School of Drama by working with students, collaborating with fellow faculty members and contributing to productions.
In this role, you will:
Instruct students within a BFA conservatory program.
Mentor and coach music theater students.
Serve as music director of various projects throughout the academic year.
The position is full time and based in Pittsburgh.
You hold a Bachelor’s degree in music theater, music theory, music studies or a similar field.
You have an MFA -OR- the equivalent professional experience including national and/or international practice in diverse areas of music theater.
Previous experience as a vocal coach, pianist and accompanist, and/or music director.
A keen knowledge of Broadway singing techniques, styles and repertoire.
Are you passionate about training the award-winning talent of tomorrow?
To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and a document listing three references with contact information by November 15, 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Gary Kline at firstname.lastname@example.org
Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama produces innovators, practitioners and industry leaders in the arts and entertainment professions who indelibly impact how people experience the world at large.
We are the oldest conservatory training, and the first degree-granting drama institution, in the United States of America. Founded in 1914, the school combines established practice with innovation, pedagogical and technological advancement across all disciplines. School of Drama graduates commit to the enrichment of diverse arts practices, champion interdisciplinary collaborations, explore new forms of creative expression, and promote community and diversity. The school’s conservatory program within the university is one that prepares students intellectually, artistically and practically to be leaders in their chosen professions, whether it be on stage, in film, television, or within the rapidly growing realm of new media.
We are committed to diversity, inclusion and innovation, inviting artistic collaboration between faculty, staff and students, our University, and the theatrical community at large.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solu...tions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.