Assistant Arts Professor Set Design

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama solicits applications for an Assistant Arts Professor/Head of Scenic Design Training for the Production & Design Studio commencing in academic year 2018-19. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including a statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position and curriculum vitae/resume.

Application can be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/44889.

Deadline to apply is December 1, 2017. For more information visit http://tisch.nyu.edu/faculty/faculty-positions

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Assistant Arts Professor of Lighting Design

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama solicits applications for an Assistant Arts Professor of Lighting Design/Head of Lighting Design Training for the Production & Design Studio commencing in academic year 2018-19.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including a statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position and curriculum vitae.

Application can be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/44879. Application deadline is December 1, 2017.

For more information visit http://tisch.nyu.edu/faculty/faculty-positions

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Professor of Practice - Theater Design and Technology

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY Professor of Practice-Theater Design and Technology

The Syracuse University Department of Drama is seeking a Professor of Practice in Lighting Design, with additional expertise in at least one other area of theatrical design (preferably projection design) to: teach courses in theatrical lighting design; serve as a designer for department productions; and serve as both an academic and design advisor to student designers in all areas of theatrical design, guiding them in the creation and realization of professional quality theatrical designs in accordance with current best professional practices. This is a three-year, renewable non-tenure track position. Applicants should hold a Bachelor's Degree and an MFA in theatrical design (or equivalent professional design experience). Additional qualifications include: Proven ability to successfully design professional quality department productions, as demonstrated by a record of professional accomplishment. Ability and willingness to collaborate with faculty in all programs of study in the ongoing life of a top-quality pre-professional theater program. Position begins August 2018. For more information and to apply visit https://www.sujobopps.com # 073531. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice

Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice in Costume Production Department of Dramatic Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice is the senior faculty member in the costume area in the Department of Dramatic Art where s/he fosters an atmosphere of professionalism, disciplined learning, and collegiality among the students, staff, resident artists, and visiting artists. The 9-month position has two main responsibilities: Head of the 3-year MFA Program in Costume Production and Costume Director for all productions under the auspices of the Department of Dramatic Art including PlayMakers Repertory Company (PRC). The Barranger Professor has authority over and responsibility for all activity and initiatives in the costume area, is the supervisor of all positions, and delegates responsibility as needed and appropriate. The position sets the standards of quality and production values. As Head of the MFA Program, the Barranger Professor works with, reports to, and is supported by the Head of Graduate Studies for curricular and graduate student support issues; as Costume Director, the Barranger Professor works with, reports to and is supported by the Production Manager for PRC; for all other activities the Barranger Professor works with, reports to, and is supported by the Chair of the Department of Dramatic Art. A terminal degree or equivalent professional experience; a minimum of 5 years (8-10 preferred) of full-time professional experience, as a costume maker in a leadership role; and teaching experience at the graduate level, or equivalent professional experience in a supervisory role is required. This position will begin July 1, 2018 and is for an initial term of three years (renewable upon review). For more information, application instructions, and to apply for this position, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/130030 . Application deadline is 11/26/2017. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Front of House Operations Manager

Signature Theatre seeks a Front of House Operations Manager with facilities or operations management experience, who excels at customer service, is an outstanding communicator and team player with excellent attention to detail and follow-through. The staff member in this position’s primary responsibility is ensuring Signature’s audience has a fantastic experience from the moment they enter our front door until they leave. This position is part of Signature’s marketing team and reports to the Director of Marketing. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience or ability in operations or facility management and customer service management. Previous theater management experience is highly desirable. Have supervisory experience including hiring and training employees. The candidate must also have excellent interpersonal communications, basic budgeting and financial literacy knowledge, and the ability to lift and transport heavy boxes of merchandise and supplies. This position offers a competitive middle managerial level salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, disability and life insurance; vacation, sick and parental leave; as well as complimentary and discount tickets. This is a full-time, salaried exempt position - 40 hours per week, including weekends and some evenings. For consideration, please forward a resume and cover letter to jobs@sigtheatre.org. EOE.

Asst. Professor - Theatre Studies

The Department of Theatre Arts at the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – LA CROSSE invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Theatre Studies position Beginning Fall of 2018.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in theatre history, track record of successful directing, and a research focus in an aspect of theatre studies that expands and pushes forward our department offerings. We are searching for a teaching historian/artist who, through their specific experience and background, can contribute to the array of classes we can teach and the range of stories we can tell from the stage, adding to the diversity of our students’ and our region’s theatrical experiences. Persons with experience and ability to help us achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in performance traditions including but not limited to non-Western theatre, African- American theatre, postcolonial theatre and/or theatre by and for underrepresented communities. Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre.

Responsibilities:  Teach Musical Theatre History, Performance, Repertoire, and Musicianship.  Serve as musical director and accompany departmental productions and projects.  Participation in recruitment, advising, committee work and service to the university will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: Required: DMA, PhD, MFA, or MM with requisite professional experience; significant knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles; record of successful musical direction and effective teaching at the college and/or university level; accompanying skills.

Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field; thorough knowledge of singing techniques and vocal production.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu  and complete the online application.  Attach a letter of application, specifically addressing how your qualifications, training, and experience meet the stated needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Three current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials should be sent electronically to: Stacy Alley, Search Committee Chair; Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of AlabamaBox 870239, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239

    (205) 348-6247 or FAX (205)348-9048

    slalley@ua.edu, www.as.ua.edu/theatre

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor Musical Theatre (Voice)

The Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of Alabama The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre (Voice).

Responsibilities: Teach private lessons to Musical Theatre track students. Additional duties include teaching class voice for non-majors as well as participating in recruitment and auditions. Participation in advising, committee work and service to the university, college, and department will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: Required: DMA, PhD, MFA or MM with requisite professional experience; thorough knowledge of vocal technique and styles of musical theatre vocal production; knowledge of musical theatre repertoire; a record of effective teaching at the college and/or university level; remain current in the field with regard to evolving styles, techniques, and voice pedagogy.

Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field; Soprano/Belter or Mezzo/Belter.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, specifically addressing how your qualifications, training, and experience meet the stated needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Three current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials such as audio/video recordings should be sent electronically to:

Dr. William A. Martin, Search Committee Chair Department of Theatre and Dance The University of Alabama Box 870239 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239 FAX (205)348-9048 marti001@ua.edu, www.as.ua.edu/theatre

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of Costume Design

The Theatre & Dance Department at the University of Memphis invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in costume design. The M.F.A. degree is required. Applicants must have a record of professional activity in costume design. Commitment to student development suitable for a professional training program offering the M.F.A. and B.F.A. in theatrical design a must. Experience using computer technologies desirable.

Teaching includes Costume Design, Period Style, Rendering, Introduction to Design, and Introduction to Theatre with opportunities to teach in allied design areas. Responsibilities include serving as costume designer or advisor for a season of six productions and supervision of the costume area. Continued involvement in professional theatre expected. Departmental responsibilities include advising M.F.A. and B.F.A. candidates, and assigned committee work. The position is supported by a costume shop supervisor and GAs. For a complete job description and application instructions: https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=&query_v0_posted_at_date=&680%5B%5D=190&681%5B%5D=2&682%5B%5D=1&commit=Search.

UofM offers B.F.A. degrees in Design, Performance, Musical Theatre, and Dance and M.F.A. degrees in Design/Technical Production and Directing. We are committed to working with a diverse population and to maintaining values of inclusiveness and intersectionality with regards to community, gender, and race. The UofM is located in Memphis, a large, dynamic and arts-rich urban center of Tennessee.

Assistant Professor Theatre Lighting Design

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Baldwin Wallace University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Lighting, beginning August 2018.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the theatre program; design for our mainstage season; teach additional courses in area of expertise (i.e., sound, theatre technology, projections, Vectorworks, etc.); advise students. Service on department and university-wide committees is expected.

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Baldwin Wallace University offers a BFA in Acting with an emphasis in classical drama, and a BA in Theatre (with four tracks: Acting/Directing, Stage Management, Dance, and Tech/Design). The department works closely with the Music Theatre and Opera programs, and we have a partnership with Great Lakes Theater. The University seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Qualifications: MFA in Lighting Design; professional design experience.

Founded in 1845, Baldwin Wallace University is an independent, coeducational comprehensive institution in the liberal arts tradition and is located 15 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland and just minutes from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport. Baldwin Wallace enrolls approximately 3,000 full-time undergraduate day students, 250 part-time students in evening and weekend programs, and 900 graduate students. The University offers a competitive benefits package which includes funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family. BW offers an outstanding benefits package that includes funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, relocation assistance and tuition benefits for immediate family.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vita, teaching philosophy and contact information for three personal references in a single Word document or a single PDF file via the To Apply link on BW's Employment and Careers' web page at https://www.bw.edu/employment

Evidence of creative and/or scholarly work will be required of finalists. Review of applicants will begin November 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs – https://www.bw.edu/about/diversity/.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/7dvfg34pt9fpxkp7

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Movement Specialist

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Theatre invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre – Movement Specialist to begin academic year 2018-19. The position requires a terminal degree in acting or related field and expertise in an established methodology of movement (or combination of methodologies), and university teaching experience or equivalent. Additional requirements: excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills; interest in curriculum development and academic leadership; and a commitment to increasing the representation of underrepresented voices in theatre. Secondary expertise in another area of performance is preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the position includes a full university benefits package.

This full-time, nine-month appointment requires a combination of teaching, service, and research/creative work. The successful candidate will teach theatre and movement courses, serve as movement coach for UMBC productions, and contribute to academic advising, committee service, student recruitment, and related activities. UMBC is a Carnegie Research University – High Activity institution: tenure-track faculty are expected to develop research/creative work that leads to a national reputation in their field, and institutional support and mentorship is provided. UMBC is located near theaters in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., where many faculty contribute to professional productions.

The Department has approximately 125 majors/minors and offers a B.F.A. in Acting, and a B.A. in Theatre with concentrations in Design & Production or Theatre Studies, all taught within new, state-of-the-art facilities. UMBC Theatre productions have received numerous KC/ACTF awards and national festival invitations.

UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and seeks to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty and staff diversity and encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

For best consideration, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, a statement of commitment to inclusive excellence, and contact information for three references via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/44066).

Screening of applications will begin November 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  For questions please contact Alan Kreizenbeck, Search Chair at kreizenb@umbc.edu. Department website: www.theatre.umbc.edu. UMBC is an EOE/AA.

Film & Theatre Chair & Musical Theatre Professor Positions at SJSU

SJSU’s Film and Theatre department offers B.A. degrees in two majors: Theatre Arts and Radio-Television-Film, runs multiple theatre stages/spaces (with accompanying scene and costume shops) as well as an FM radio station and a film production company (Spartan Films). The College of Humanities and the Arts, which houses F&T, also runs the state-of-the-art Hammer Theatre, a City of San José/SJSU partnership that allows opportunities for co-productions as well as signature department-produced theatre/RTVF events.

 

DEPARTMENT CHAIRPosition requires a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in a field of Radio, Television, Film or Theatre, with sufficient publications or creative productions to warrant tenure and Associate or Full professor. Administrative experience required, including managing staff/budgets. 

Applications with support materials must be submitted by Oct. 25, 2017 to https://apply.interfolio.com/44586

Position description: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/FandT%20Chair2017.pdf

 

MUSICAL THEATRE PROFESSOR Position requires Ph.D. or M.F.A. in Musical Theatre or related field, with demonstrated artistic/professional achievement (proven ability to direct stage musicals) and university teaching experience. Candidate will develop/teach courses that serve a diverse body of theatre students, emphasizing practical training for musical theatre performance; emerging trends in musical theatre; and history/theories of the genre.

Applications with support materials must be submitted by November 13, 2017 to https://apply.interfolio.com/44998

Position description: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/FandT%20Musical%20Theatre.pdf

Assistant Professor of Theater Studies and Director of the Theater Program (Tenure -track)

Assistant Professor of Theater Studies and Director of the Theater Program (Tenure -track)

Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites applications for a scholar-artist to fill a tenure-track position assistant professor of Theater Studies / Director of the Theater Program beginning August 2018. Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. The successful candidate has the opportunity to develop courses in his/her areas of expertise that contribute to Oxford College’s liberal arts curriculum and that support the Theater Studies major/minor. Position includes responsibility for the theater program. For more information/ to be considered for the position, visit Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/43883

Assistant Associate Teaching Professor UC San Diego MFA Acting Program

Assistant – Associate Teaching Professor – UC San Diego MFA Acting Program

THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE at UC SAN DIEGO (http://theatre.ucsd.edu) invites applications to join our MFA Professional Acting Program beginning July 1, 2018. The academic appointment for this position will be for an Assistant Teaching Professor (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment) OR Associate Teaching Professor (also termed Lecture with Security of Employment) depending upon the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The UCSD Acting Program is a nationally recognized conservatory-based program within a vibrant Research 1 University. The nationally respected regional theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, is located on the campus and offers artistic opportunities for students and faculty. The successful candidate will serve as a core member of the MFA Acting Area and will be expected to teach all levels of movement. Candidate will also serve as a mentor to students in and out of production and contribute in all areas of leadership within the area, i.e. recruitment, evaluation, casting, and advising.

Required Qualifications: Must possess a MFA or PhD; extensive experience as a movement instructor and/or coach or director in the professional arena; certification and/or experience in various movement disciplines such as LeCoq, Laban, Feldenkrais, Mask Work, Improvisation, Physical Theatre, Mime, Juggling, Acrobatics, and Circus Techniques. Preferred Qualifications: University and/or conservatory teaching experience. Background in developing a comprehensive movement curriculum is highly desired. The ideal candidate will have strong demonstrated accomplishments or plans in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. 

In order to advance in the Teaching Professor series, the candidate must demonstrate truly exceptional teaching, professional achievement and activity, university service, and educational leadership beyond the campus.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications based on University of California pay scales.

Review of applications will commence on November 14, 2017. To apply:

For Assistant Teaching Professor applicants, go to: http://apptrkr.com/1092297

For Associate Teaching Professor applicants, go to: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01550

Only applications submitted via the UCSD on-line system will be considered. The following documents are required: - Cover Letter - Curriculum Vitae - Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Three Letters of Recommendations - Statement of Contributions to Diversity (see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html ) UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity.

Assistant-Associate Professor of Sound Design

Assistant-Associate Professor of Sound Design – UC San Diego

THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE at UC San Diego (http://theatre.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a theater artist in Sound Design, beginning July 1, 2018. The academic appointment for this position will be for a tenure- track Assistant Professor OR tenured Associate Professor depending upon the candidate’s experiences and accomplishments. The successful applicant will serve as a core member of a professional design training program and is expected to participate in all facets of the department life, including mentorship and supervision of MFA designers’ production work, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, recruitment, curricular planning within the design area, and participation in discussions of departmental production seasons. The appointee will be expected to bring continuing innovation to the teaching of sound design. In order to advance in the professorial series, the candidate must continually and effectively engage in research and/or creative activity of high quality and significance.

Required Qualifications: MFA or equivalent professional experience in sound design; a history of productions at the national level; evidence of teaching potential or experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as Intro-Advanced Sound Design, Sound Systems Design, and Digital Audio Processing. The ideal candidate will have strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. The preferred candidate will have expertise in any of the following areas: music composition, audio engineering, cultural origins of sound, interactive performance technologies for sound design, contemporary practices in dance sonification.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications based on University of California pay scales.

Review of applications will commence on November 8, 2017.

To Apply: For Assistant Professor applicants, go to: http://apptrkr.com/1086210

For Associate Professor applicants, go to: http://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01547

Only applications submitted via the UCSD on-line system will be considered. The following documents are required: - Cover Letter - CV/Resume - Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Three Letters of Recommendations - Statement of Contributions to Diversity (see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html ) UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity.

Associate Professor (Teaching Track) in Music Theater, Carnegie Mellon University

Are you an expert vocal coach or music director? Do you have passion for all things 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.

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.

Qualifications: 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. We are committed to diversity, inclusion and innovation, inviting artistic collaboration between faculty, staff and students, our University, and the theatrical community at large.

Application Instructions: To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and a document listing three references with contact information to apply.interfolio.com/45533 by November 15, 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Gary Kline at gk16@andrew.cmu.edu

Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Film & Television

We are seeking candidates with the experience and vision to merge the art and craft of cinematic storytelling with the strengths of the first degree-granting theater conservatory in the country. While film and television is not a degree-granting major in the School of Drama, work for camera is integral to every discipline we teach. Responsibilities: Organize and lead a visionary, interdisciplinary curriculum. Teach and mentor students in every discipline taught, including the BFA and MFA acting, directing, dramatic writing, dramaturgy, design, and production technology programs. Anchor a team of interdisciplinary instructors at the top of their fields. Cultivate a film and television practicum in a collaborative, instructive environment. Advisement of students in classwork and production.

Qualifications: An established reputation in the film and television industry. Prior leadership and teaching experience in an academic or production context. An MFA degree OR commensurate professional experience. Proven skill at leading teams in camera-based production both in front of and behind the lens. Experience with a broad range of film and television genres and a working knowledge of myriad producing and creative disciplines. Experience with new technologies such as performance capture, digital media, special effects, 3D, VR or others.

To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and a document listing three references with contact information to apply.interfolio.com/45535 by November 15, 2017.

Assistant Professor - Stage Management

Ithaca College invites applications for a one-year assistant professor position from candidates with a specialty in stage management. This position involves teaching courses in stage management and technical theatre, mentoring and assessing students throughout the production process, supervising the casting process, and promoting best practices for stage managers. Department service, including recruitment, is also expected. Ithaca College and the Department of Theatre Arts seek greater diversity in our faculty to broaden our academic experience. We value input from multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the college; our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.

Terminal degree required (must be completed by August 2018). Criteria that will be considered when reviewing candidates include: significant recent professional stage management experience operating under the guidelines of Actors’ Equity Association, dedication to active and engaged mentorship of young people, a commitment to supporting diversity, and the ability to teach in a college setting. Complete details and a full job description may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/12232.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 20th.

Writer in Residence (Screenwriter/Playwright)

Vanderbilt University seeks applications for a Writer-in-Residence specializing in screenwriting and playwriting for a joint appointment in Cinema and Media Arts (CMA) and Theatre. Undergraduate teaching load will be two courses each semester and will include an introductory course, “Writing for the Stage and Screen,” upper level courses in screenwriting and playwriting, and working with students on independent and co-curricular projects. The successful candidate will have an MFA or Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2018, professional experience writing in both modes, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. This is a non-tenure-track, non-renewable appointment for up to a three-year term.

To apply, please submit a letter highlighting qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and one 15-20-page writing sample from a stage or screenplay with synopsis of the project. Please apply through Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/45058

Assistant Professor - Performance

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of assistant professor in performance (acting and secondary areas). Ithaca College develops theatre artists who not only practice theatre but also use theatre to reflect and shape the society in which we live. Ithaca College and the Department of Theatre Arts seeks greater diversity in our faculty to broaden our academic experience. We value input from multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the college; our goal is to create an academic artistic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. The BFA in acting and musical theatre degrees offer the rigorous, highly-individualized training of a conservatory within the enriching foundation of a liberal arts education, designed to develop and strengthen the skills, hone the instincts, and foster the passion necessary for a professional career as a theatre artist.

The department is particularly interested in candidates who have a track record as a dynamic, inspiring teacher of acting with secondary areas of expertise, with significant professional experience as a professional actor and/or director, and a passion for teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Terminal degree in appropriate discipline (such as MFA in Performance, Acting or Directing) required. Two or more secondary areas of expertise could include movement for the stage (various pedagogical approaches and techniques), integrated voice and movement, voice and speech, acting for the camera, musical theatre, dance, directing, audition techniques/career preparation, stage combat, and/or other related training approaches. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years as a teacher of acting at the college or conservatory level and/or significant professional experience as an actor and/or director. Opportunities may exist for the candidate to contribute to the mainstage or studio production season. Ongoing scholarly/creative/professional activity will be expected and supported. Faculty participate in the life of the department by auditioning prospective students, advising majors, and serving on appropriate committees in the practice of shared governance. Special consideration will be made for applicants who apply before October 20, 2017.

Please visit http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/12144 for a full job description and the application process.