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Announcement for Voice Faculty Position


Full-time Teaching Position*

Job Area: Voice

Vocal Teacher. The applicant must be willing and able to teach voice majors and minors and must be able to teach at least two of the following courses: 1. Graduate Vocal Pedagogy; 2. Art Song Literature in Italian, French, German, and English; 3. Vocal Diction in at least one of the above languages; 4. Opera Performance. The applicant is expected to offer new subjects of study at the undergrad/grad levels. The applicant should be able to advise students on independent studies, research papers, or graduate theses.


Qualifications: Applicants should have at least one of the following qualifications:

1. Doctoral degree

2. Assistant professorship or above

3. Master degree with nine years of working experience as a professional singer at an opera house/theater in the US or Europe


Please submit:

1. Curriculum vita (should include performances and publications).

2. A photocopy of diplomas. If the degree was earned outside of Taiwan, a government representative must validate the diploma.

3. Official transcripts for all graduate studies.

4. A photocopy of the teacher’s certificate of rank as issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education (if available).

5. Recordings of performances including: a). A minimum of 50 minutes of music. b). Must include music sung in Italian, French, German, and English. c). Must include music from four style periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century or later. All recorded performances must have been made within the past three years.

6. Teaching materials for courses. Should include course descriptions and teaching outlines.

7. Two letters of recommendation and references with contact information.


Application deadline: September 30, 2021


Further Information:

Interviews for a select group of finalists will be held in late November or early December. Due to the pandemic situation, an online interview will be an option.

  

The selected applicant will begin work in February or August 2022.


Both hard copy and electronic version of application materials are required.

   The hard copy should be sent to the following address:
  No.1727, Sec.4, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District, Taichung City 407224, Taiwan R.O.C.
  Personnel Office
  Tunghai University
   The electronic version should be sent to: thumusic@thu.edu.tw


For questions or further information, the music department assistant, Suzie Chang may be reached at the above email address or by phone at 886-4-2359-0220.


Preference shall be given to applicants who are able to speak Mandarin Chinese. Applicants unable to speak Chinese should have a willingness to learn the language.


  • The applicant chosen for the position will first be hired on a yearly basis for a period of one to three years as a trial period. This position will have the same salary as a permanent full-time faculty position. Advancement to a permanent full-time position will be determined by evaluating the teacher’s accomplishments as a performer, teacher, student advisor, and service both within and outside the university.

Vocal Coach. The applicant must be familiar with the basic vocal and singing techniques and be willing to teach: 1. Vocal diction and basic grammar in Italian, German, French, and English; 2. Singing techniques and style interpretation of art songs and operatic numbers in the four languages mentioned above. The applicant must be capable of coaching chamber ensembles with voices and is expected to offer new subjects of study at the undergrad/grad levels. The applicant should be able to advise students on independent studies, research papers, or graduate theses.


Qualifications: Applicants should have at least one of the following qualifications:

1. Doctoral degree

2. Assistant professorship or above

3. Master degree with nine years of working experience as a professional vocal coach at an opera house/theater in the US or Europe


Please submit:

1. Curriculum vita (should include performances and publications).

2. A photocopy of diplomas. If the degree was earned outside of Taiwan, a government representative must validate the diploma.

3. Official transcripts of all graduate studies.

4. A photocopy of the teacher’s certificate of rank as issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education (if available).

5. Recordings of performances should include: a). A minimum of 50 minutes of music. b). Music sung in Italian, French, German, and English. c). Music from four style periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century or later. All recorded performances must have been made within the past three years.

6. Teaching materials for courses. Should include course descriptions and teaching outlines.

7. Two letters of recommendation and references with contact information.


Application deadline: September 30, 2021


Further Information:

Interviews for a select group of finalists will be held in late November or early December. Due to the pandemic situation, an online interview will be an option.

  

The selected applicant will begin work in February or August 2022.


Both hard copy and electronic version of application materials are required.

   The hard copy should be sent to the following address:
  No.1727, Sec.4, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District, Taichung City 407224, Taiwan R.O.C.
  Personnel Office
  Tunghai University
   The electronic version should be sent to: thumusic@thu.edu.tw


For questions or further information, the music department assistant, Suzie Chang may be reached at the above email address or by phone at 886-4-2359-0220.


Preference shall be given to applicants who are able to speak Mandarin Chinese. Applicants unable to speak Chinese should have a willingness to learn the language.


  • The applicant chosen for the position will first be hired on a yearly basis for a period of one to three years as a trial period. This position will have the same salary as a permanent full-time faculty position. Advancement to a permanent full-time position will be determined by evaluating the teacher’s accomplishments as a performer, teacher, student advisor, and service both within and outside the university.
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