Lecturer of Sound Design

Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a Lecturer of Sound Design beginning Fall 2019. Because the university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism, the College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division. Nine-month renewable non-tenure track appointment. Generous benefits: tuition for self and dependents, comprehensive insurance package, excellent retirement plan, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, wellness programs and facilities, and employee assistance program.

Details: https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/.

Minimum Qualifications:

• MFA or equivalent professional experience.

• Experience in sound design for musicals and plays.

• Background in professional theatrical design and/or entertainment industry.

• Knowledge of industry standard sound equipment and software, including Q-lab, Vectorworks and industry standard DAWs.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in university teaching.

• Commitment to ongoing professional engagement.

• Experience with students of diverse backgrounds.

• Experience in theatrical media design.

Responsibilities: Artistic and educational leadership for sound design and production. Teaching in MFA and BFA programs: Sound Design and Production and introductory classes as needed. Strong mentorship of students is critical. Additional duties: oversight of A-V, and of sound, media and lighting budgets, student recruitment, service on academic committees. Application access: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/hr/postings/29308


Assistant Professor, Comedy Writing and Performance

The Theatre Department seeks the addition of a tenure track comedy-writing faculty. A secondary emphasis in performance is encouraged. Teaching three courses per semester, with substantial service expectations, the incumbent will participate broadly in our learning community, while engaging substantially with the field via creative endeavor and/or scholarship. The best qualified candidates will have experience in teaching a diverse student body and an aptitude for mentoring students.

The incumbent will be charged with developing innovative pedagogical strategies within existing curriculum, revising existing curriculum, and developing new curriculum as needed to meet the needs of the Comedy Writing and Performance B.A. Degree. The incumbent’s pursuit of tenure will require the production of a substantial and distinctive body of work. The ability to deploy administrative experience in service to the program, department, and student-centered co-curricular activities would be welcome.


• Participate broadly in our community of students, artists, and scholars

• Teach three courses per semester

• Create a substantial body of creative work and/or scholarship consistent with department and college tenure criteria

• Cultivate a substantial service portfolio that promotes student success

• Find additional areas for leadership and guidance in the department. These may include but are not limited to: playwriting, acting, and professional readiness.

• Mentor a diverse student body

• Participate in recruitment efforts

• Other duties as assigned


• M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Theatre, Creative Writing, or related discipline by time of appointment

• Substantial professional experience (minimum 5 years) as a writer or director in the fields of sketch, standup, film, television, or internet comedy

• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching in a culturally pluralistic environment

• Demonstrated ability to teach and engage students with a wide range of academic preparedness

• Ability to develop a substantial body of work consistent with department and college tenure criteria through creative endeavor and/or published scholarship

• Experience leading conversations regarding the ways that comedy intersects with discourses regarding race, power, gender, and sexuality in the classroom and in mentorship situations

Applications will be accepted through December 14, 2018. To apply, please follow this link: https://colum.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800007S&lang=en

Visiting Assistant Professor of Drama (Acting)

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked, liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting position (with possibility of renewal) in Drama (emphasis in Acting for the Stage) at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in July 2019. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of five courses each year, including one section of Introduction to the Theatre, courses in acting, and one or two courses in dramatic literature. This faculty member is expected to direct one of the season’s main stage productions, in lieu of one course, and advise several senior thesis productions. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the performing arts in the context of a liberal arts education. A completed MFA and professional acting experience is required.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience, including ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by December 15, 2018 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.

Assistant Professor Acting/ Directing

CSU San Bernardino Department of Theatre is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor with a concentration in Acting/Directing to teach in both disciplines. Candidates should display strong scholarship and/or artistic practices with an interest in diversity. As such, the candidate should be a strong collaborator as well as possess knowledge and interest in performance for a range of audiences with strong connections to the profession. It is highly desired that the candidate show proven skills to teach undergraduates with widely divergent backgrounds, the foundations of acting and directing with a emphasis in voice and movement. Part of the teaching load includes directing department productions. The position is expected to pursue professional development through creative work and/or scholarly research, engage in departmental, college-wide, and community service, advising and other duties expected at the rank of Assistant Professor. CSUSB is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply Visit (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2199852).

For More departmental information, please visit (http://theatre.csusb.edu/.)

Lecturer - Hair, Wig, Makeup Specialist

The University of North Carolina Greensboro is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track lecturer position as Hair, Wig, Makeup Specialist in the School of Theatre to begin August 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include design hair, wigs, and makeup, and occasionally costumes for campus productions. Teach basic and advanced makeup special effects and prosthetics, wig styling and wig maintenance. Supervise student wardrobe running crews and wig and makeup workshops. Attend dress rehearsals and strikes. Assist in maintaining costume stock and coordinating costume loans. Collaborate in planning and scheduling Design and Technical Production area activity and creative work. Advise students on curriculum requirements and assist in student recruitment.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong preference for candidates with a graduate degree in wig and makeup design and certification in cosmetology; experience working with students in a college theatre environment and in professional theatre. Experience working with digital design software is strongly desired. Applicants with appropriate training, ability, and/or professional experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications Review Begin Date: 1/7/2019 For more information, go to https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/12459


Assistant / Associate Professor of Theater

SKIDMORE COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF THEATER invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant or associate professor to teach key undergraduate courses in directing, acting and related disciplines. We are particularly interested in applicants who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, creative work and service. A successful candidate will teach 18 credits per year (approximately five courses), direct one department production per year (this work counts toward the 18 credit workload), participate in college shared governance and department affairs, maintain an active professional that may include a variety of practices, production venues, and performance modalities, and have an established research agenda. The position will begin in Fall 2019. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

For more information and qualifications, please see listing: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/2531

POSITION REVISED: Assistant or Associate Professor, Directing

POSITION REVISED: Assistant or Associate Professor, Directing, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre. Tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2019. Required: MFA or PhD; three years college-level teaching experience. Seeking a highly collaborative artist/scholar with expertise teaching a variety of contemporary directing pedagogies/practices. Experience directing a range of genres/styles required (in keeping with an undergraduate-level training program). Additional areas of expertise may include Musical Theatre, Performance Studies, Dramaturgy, Devised Theatre, and/or Playwriting. A 3/2 teaching load, participation in departmental service/governance, and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure or promotion at a research institution expected. Screening begins January 15, 2019. Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/24629 (Faculty Job #005112). Submit application letter; diversity statement; curriculum vitae; transcript; three letters of recommendation; contact information for five references. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Assistant Professor in Performance/Somatics

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an Assistant Professor in Performance/Somatics with expertise that will complement existing faculty specialties while advancing the School’s ability to educate students in the multiple domains of classical and contemporary performance. The successful candidate will have expertise and certification in a somatically-based movement technique in combination with experience as an acting or voice/speech teacher. Areas of specialization may include: specific or hybrid approaches to teaching basic and advanced body awareness techniques in combination with specific or hybrid approaches to teaching acting or vocal techniques.

Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://apply.interfolio.com/56546. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) links to research, production and/or teaching samples; and (4) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference.

Assistant Professor in Acting

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an Assistant Professor in Acting with expertise that will complement existing faculty specialties while advancing the School’s ability to educate students in the multiple domains of classical and contemporary performance. Areas of specialization may include specific (Michael Chekhov, Meisner, Stanislavski, Spolin, etc.) or hybrid approaches to teaching basic and advanced techniques for both stage, and on-camera acting/acting for digital media.

Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://apply.interfolio.com/56767. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research narrative and statement of teaching philosophy; (4) links to research, production and/or teaching samples; and (5) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference.

Director, School of Theatre and Dance

The School of Theatre + Dance at the University of Florida seeks a dynamic director (tenured faculty position) who will provide a combination of visionary and practical leadership for our diverse programs in theatre, design and production, and dance. Working with faculty, staff, and students, the next director will optimize the potential of the momentum currently defining UF’s evolution and help shape the future of the SoTD as part of a preeminent, top-ten, comprehensive, land-grant research university and College of the Arts.

The UF College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to fearlessly shape that experience through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

Apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/56976 by 12/2/2018 for best consideration. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Technical Theatre Supervisor - CCNY

The City College of New York, located in Harlem, has an extraordinarily diverse and vibrant Theatre Department (www.ccny.cuny.edu/theatre), which is fueled by a continuously working, full-time faculty of professional Directors, Actors, Playwrights, etc; and energized by a dedicated collection of students from all over the world. Annual activities include: faculty-directed shows; student-directed productions; an annual one-act festival; Workshops; the premieres of a number of new plays; and a CUNY-wide theatre festival; in addition to classes in Theatre, Speech and Dance. In January or August of 2019, the Department will be adding a Technical Supervisor (the University calls it a CLT, or College Laboratory Technician), who will be responsible for: Daily and long-term maintenance of the studio spaces (including the lighting systems, sound systems and other specialty equipment) in Compton Goethals Hall; Technical supervision of multiple Student and Workshop Productions; Supervision of the student Studio Theatre Managers; and Reporting to and receiving project assignments from the Department Chair and the Department Administrator. There may also be the possibility of design work and adjunct teaching opportunities, so teaching and design experience would be beneficial.

To APPLY and for COMPENSATION and BENEFITS information: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=19615&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Additional questions, call CCNY Department of Theatre and Speech 212-650-6666.

Associate Arts Professor in Acting, New Studio on Broadway

The Department of Drama at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts seeks applications for a full-time Associate Arts Professor to teach Acting in the New Studio On Broadway Musical Theatre Program commencing the fall of 2019. Application deadline is December 3, 2018. For more information visit http://tisch.nyu.edu/faculty/faculty-positions.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, including a statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position and curriculum vitae/resume. Application and materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/57269.

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 Professor in Acting

The Department of Theatre Arts at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Acting, beginning in September 2019, pending budgetary approval. Candidates should have extensive professional experience in performance. Applicants should have expertise in at least two of these areas: Voice and Movement, Stage Combat, Commedia / Acrobatics, Heightened Language / Shakespeare, and Actor Professionalization. The successful candidate will teach Performance Area courses open to undergraduates, take an active role in season productions (as vocal coach, fight choreographer, etc.), assist with regional conference attendance and recruitment, help train graduate student and adjunct instructors in the Performance Area, and may also teach within the graduate MFA Performance Pedagogy Program. Qualifications: A completed MFA; evidence of two years of successful college teaching experience; and five years of professional experience. Union membership (AEA, SAG, etc.) and demonstrated evidence of strength in curriculum design and course development are preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Please upload a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, a diversity statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjUz by December 1, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disable.

Assistant Professor – Technical Director Virginia Commonwealth University

The VCUarts Department of Theatre seeks an Assistant Professor of Technical Direction. This position is a 9-month non-tenure eligible faculty position. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate technical direction courses in the BFA/BA curriculum such as Stagecraft, Structural Design, Rigging and related subjects, and/or other courses in the faculty member’s area of expertise. The faculty member will teach construction techniques to students at all levels and will coach and mobilize student technical directors and student carpentry and props crews, who are essential to the realization of Mainstage productions and performances; oversee the planning, construction, installation and strike of scenery for all department productions; supervise and manage the scene shop and scene shop staff. To see the full job description visit https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/83999.

The faculty member must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to providing accessible and equitable living, learning and working environments free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability.


The School of Theatre and Dance invites an engaging and collaborative individual who respects a diverse academic environment to join a progressive faculty for a 9-month, Tenure-track position in Costume Design and Technology starting August 19, 2019. The School produces eight productions annually. Opportunities exist for employment at Porthouse Theatre, the School’s professional summer theatre.

Responsibilities. Teach graduates/ undergraduates in design, drawing and rendering techniques. Provide leadership of the Costume Design and Technology area including supervision, academic advising, and mentorship of M.F.A. teaching assistants in costume. Candidate will collaborate effectively with diverse students and faculty.

Qualifications: M.F.A. in Theatre design technology and/or equivalent professional experience designing for theatre and dance. Demonstrated competence in teaching. Skills in both traditional and digital media. Commitment to scholarship and service in an academic environment. Wigs and Makeup are desirable secondary areas.

Applications considered starting November 1, 2018 at https://jobs.kent.edu (998087) Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, a philosophy of teaching, and a list of 5 references. Please have three confidential reference letters and link to website portfolio of realized work sent to Tammy Honesty (thonesty@kent.edu) Costume Design Search, School of Theatre and Dance, Kent State University, B141 CPA, Kent, OH, 44242-001

Assistant Professor of Dance, Non-Tenure Track (NTT) effective Fall 2019

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an engaging and collaborative individual who appreciates a diverse academic environment for a 9-month, renewable position in Musical Theatre Dance starting August 19, 2019. Positions joins a Dance faculty of six. The School offers B.F.A. degrees in Musical Theatre and Dance Performance, a Dance B.A., and produces eight productions annually. Opportunities exist for employment at the School’s professional summer theatre.

Responsibilities Teach theatre tap, jazz and ballet to dance and musical theatre majors. Choreograph for dance concerts and/or musicals. Teach from among partnering, jazz styles, commercial dance. Candidate will share creative advising and mentorship.

Qualifications M.F.A. and/or professional equivalent in Musical Theatre Dance. Experience teaching Musical Theatre Dance and choreography at the university or professional level. Additional competencies considered. Applications considered November 15, 2018. Apply at jobs.kent.edu(position #997995). Include letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to choreography (two complete works and clips as desired), a diversity statement, and a list of five references. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to Barbara Verlezza (bverlez1@kent.edu) or Dance Search Committee, D101 Kent Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University,1325 Theatre Drive Kent, OH 44242-0001

Two Positions in Acting (Emory University, Atlanta, GA)

The Department of Theater and Dance at Emory University invites applications for two faculty positions with a specialization in Acting.

Assistant/Associate Professor:

Acting Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Theater Studies, with a specialization in Acting. We seek a committed and experienced teacher of acting who is also active as a working artist with a recognized professional career. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses per academic year and qualified artists are expected to continue their acting career as a component of their research responsibility. Experience in Acting for the Screen and other media is highly desirable.


• M.F.A. in Acting, or equivalent degree in Acting

• University teaching experience in acting, with the ability to teach across all levels from beginning to advanced

• Evidence of a superlative and ongoing performance career

• Statement regarding your artistic and academic aspirations that includes your experience in the teaching and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds

• CV with the names of three References

Lecture Track Faculty: Acting

Lecture Track Faculty member in Theater Studies, with a specialization in Acting. As a lecture-track faculty member, the successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to support our teaching mission as a specialist in acting pedagogy. The lecture-track appointment at Emory is renewable with opportunities for advancement in rank: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Professor of Pedagogy. The normal teaching load for faculty in the lecture-track at Emory is 5 courses per academic year. Faculty holding lecture track appointments are expected to be exceptional teachers in the classroom and in the community, as well as to be actively engaged in service to the institution. Lecture track faculty differ from their tenure track colleagues in that the responsibilities focus on teaching, program administration, and service. Lecture track faculty are also expected to participate in professional activities that keep them abreast of their fields and enhance their teaching and service to the institution. Experience in teaching Voice for the Actor is highly desirable.

Requirements: • M.F.A. in Acting, or equivalent degree in Acting • University teaching experience in acting, with the ability to teach across all levels from beginning to advanced • Evidence of active scholarship and professional development in Acting pedagogy, such as literary publications, new course development, and/or the creation of new teaching methodology • Statement regarding your artistic and academic aspirations that includes your experience in the teaching and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds • CV with the names of three References

For both positions, electronically submit a letter of application; CV; performance resume, and teaching statements to Interfolio using the following links:

Assistant/Associate Professor: Acting: http://apply.interfolio.com/57049

Lecture Track Faculty: Acting: http://apply.interfolio.com/57052

Review of applications begins November 1, 2018. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Position start date: Fall, 2019.

Questions should be directed to the Matt Jordan, Department Academic Administrator, at matt.jordan@emory.edu. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Theatre/scholar/prActitioner: Latinx/Chicanx/Afro-Latinx Theatre/Performance

The Theatre Department at CSU San Marcos invites applications for a tenure-track position in theatre, to begin in Fall 2019. We are seeking a scholar/practitioner with expertise in the area of Latinx/Chicanx/Afro-Latinx Theatre/Performance. Candidates must possess a PhD or MFA or equivalent practical experience that focuses on Latinx/Chicanx/ Afro-Latinx Theatre/Performance. Demonstration of effectiveness in teaching also required.

The candidate’s teaching interest should be consistent with our academic program, including an interest in contributing to the development of community engaged theatre practice courses. CSUSM is located in North County San Diego and serves a highly diverse student and community population. In addition, candidates should have practical expertise in one or more of the following areas: directing, theatre for young audiences and/or community engaged theatre practice. Preferred candidates for this position will have at least two years experience teaching at the college level and evidence of teaching expertise in the core courses and electives in the Theatre major. Candidates must demonstrate a productive scholarly and/or creative research practice. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service.

Review of applications begins November 15th. For full listing please visit: https://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/faculty_jobs/theatre.html

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Theatre/and or Performance Studies

San Francisco State University, School of Theatre & Dance Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Theatre/and or Performance Studies Start date: August, 2019

Position Summary: The position is in the School of Theatre & Dance at San Francisco State University.

The School of Theatre & Dance of San Francisco State University. The position is focused on teaching and coordinating the undergraduate theatre history/literature sequence. The position is deeply engaged with the foundational courses which provide the basis for the breadth of our major, and which serve as the intellectual foundation for our dynamic performance and production programs. In addition, as envisioned, this position would serve as a source for the investigation of emerging landscapes in the 21st Century Theatre, including World Theatre, and the ongoing convergence of Technology, Media, and Theatre. The position brings to the School of Theatre Arts and Dance an emphasis on literature, criticism, theory and history of theatre, World Theatre, and the ongoing convergence of Technology, Media, and Theatre.

The position includes a full-time faculty workload per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California State University and the California Faculty Association. The workload primarily includes teaching or other agreed upon primary assignment; conducting an active ongoing program of scholarship or creative works that advances knowledge in the field of one’s specialty; and service contributions to the department, college and the university. Teaching assignments: The primary assignment for this position is coordinating and teaching the undergraduate theatre history/literature sequence, with possible graduate teaching in the MA program.

The scholarship may address a range of topics in the areas of literature, criticism, theory and history of theatre, World Theatre, and the ongoing convergence of Technology, Media, and Theatre.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, productive participation on departmental, college, and university-wide committees; mentoring and advising undergraduate and/or graduate students; holding regular office hours; curriculum development and improvement, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes; and remaining current in both subject area and teaching methodologies.

Essential Job Tasks: Facilitate student success through teaching and advising with a focus on inclusive pedagogy; Develop course materials for undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as Theatre History, Literature, Criticism, and/or Theory linked to student learning outcomes Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, papers, etc. in a timely manner Compile, administer, and grade examinations or other learning assessments Maintain student grades and other required records or reporting materials Guide and supervise department technicians in support of safe, clean studio facilities and equipment – if relevant for discipline Conduct research in one's field of interest and present findings in peer-reviewed journals, books, or professional conferences and or a program of creative work in one’s specialty field; a program of scholarship in areas of specialty; include creative activity, exhibiting, submitting peer review and or adjudication when relevant, etc. Stay current on developments in the discipline Plan, evaluate and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction Hold regularly-scheduled office hours for the purpose of advising and assisting students Actively participate on assigned committees in accordance with School or College needs, and SF State's strategic vision Actively participate in collegial interactions in fulfilling service assignments and other duties at the school, college, and university level. Additional duties as assigned

Postal mail submissions: Search Committee Co-Chairs, Ray Tadio & Laura Wayth School of Theatre & Dance 1600 Holloway Ave San Francisco, CA 94132

Electronic submissions: thtrdnc@sfsu.edu subject line: “Tenure Track Search”

Director (Professor / Associate)

The Director will balance efforts between the two multi-disciplinary and diverse schools. Duties include increasing enrollment, recruiting and evaluating faculty, scheduling courses and performance activities, initiating academic programs, budgeting and working closely with the Dean to align the Schools with the goals of the University. The Director will also supervise the manager of the University’s Dance Institute, a pre-professional dance program and work closely with the leadership of the newly established National Center for Choreography to facilitate educational and collaborative opportunities for students. The Director will work collaboratively with the faculty to develop and implement a vision for each School within the larger academic and artistic communities.

Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in a performing arts field (Ph.D., D.M.A., or M.F.A. from an accredited university); outstanding record of teaching, scholarship or creative activity commensurate with the rank of full professor / associate; ability to teach courses in School of Music or the School of Dance, experience and demonstrated success in higher education administration; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in a performing arts field; commitment to shared governance and transparency; demonstrated success in building professional relationships and community engagement; experience with marketing, fundraising and recruitment; ability to foster interdisciplinary activities and creative/scholarly endeavors.

School of Music / School of Dance: The School of Music and School of Dance, Theatre and Arts Administration are part of the Fine Arts Division of Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and has a long history of excellence in performance and teaching. Information can be found on both sites www.uakron.edu/music and www.uakron.edu/dtaa

About UA: Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic and regional economy.

We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.

Deadline: Applications received by January 1st, 2019 will be given full consideration for this full time tenure position. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

For complete position details, visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs Job ID # 11287

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.