The School of Music in the College of the Arts at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Opera Studies with an appointment to begin Fall 2021.
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. CSUF fosters an inclusive environment within which students, faculty, staff, and administrators thrive. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
CSUF faculty are committed teachers and scholars who bring research and creative discovery to students in classrooms, labs, studios, and individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on departmental and university committees. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of opera studies to both undergraduate and graduate students and directing the CSUF Opera program. This person will also be responsible for producing creative/scholarly work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in their discipline and larger university communities.
Terminal degree (MFA, DMA, Ph.D.) by the time of appointment, or a significant national/international professional career in the opera field
Evidence of leading a successful university opera program
Evidence of a broad and thorough knowledge of operatic repertoire appropriate to both developing and pre-professional artists
Evidence of leadership, communication, organizational, and management skills as demonstrated through successful recruitment and outreach efforts
Evidence of successful college-level teaching using systematic instruction of song and opera literature classes, and foreign language diction classes (utilizing the International Phonetics Alphabet)
Evidence of the ability to balance excellent teaching, creative activity/scholarship, and service
Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and communities
Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in teaching diverse student populations, including first?generation college students
Internal Number: 498298
About California State University, Fullerton
Cal State Fullerton is a leading campus of the CSU, serving as an intellectual and cultural center for Southern California and driver of workforce and economic development. We are an emerging national model for supporting student success through innovative high-impact educational and co-curricular experiences, including faculty-student collaborative research.
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