Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Voice

The preferred candidate will hold an MFA or have professional equivalence. A minimum of 2-3 years of teaching experience is desired. Proficiency, though not necessarily certification, in the principles of breath work and voice production for the actor is desired, along with a familiarity of prominent techniques, which might include but not be limited to Linklater, Fitzmaurice, Lessac, Alexander Technique, and ritual song. Background in dialects and an ability to discuss with students their progress in text analysis and the International Phonetic Alphabet would be a plus.

The candidate will mentor a community of undergraduates with diverse backgrounds. The candidate whose experience reflects work with and/or teaching diverse communities is preferable.

Responsibilities will include teaching voice within the BFA conservatory program, guiding students in production, voice coaching selected productions, and taking part in the daily life and culture of the school. The position is Pittsburgh-based. Establishing and/or maintaining professional engagements is encouraged. The position will accommodate to the particular talents and skill sets of the successful candidate, so all who broadly fit the description above are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will join a faculty, staff and student body committed to diversity, equity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. Apply/full description: https://apply.interfolio.com/55827

Assistant Professor of Theatre (Musical Theatre)

MUSICAL THEATRE – Assistant Professor of Theatre (Musical Theatre): Oakland University. The Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre—Musical Theatre position beginning August 15, 2019. Responsibilities of this artist/educator: teach undergraduate courses in the musical theatre BFA curriculum such as Acting the Song, Musical Theatre Workshop, Musicianship and Singing Styles; advising students and helping graduating students transition to the professional world. University teaching experience or the ability to demonstrate potential teaching effectiveness, and a record of successful professional work in musical theatre required. Qualified candidates must possess an MFA in Theatre (acting/directing or musical theatre) or comparable degree, plus professional experience; or a master’s degree or BFA with extensive professional experience. Experience in other areas such as stage direction, choreography, vocal coaching and music directing are a plus. Keyboard skills preferred, but not required. The successful candidate will have an understanding of musical theatre tradition along with a familiarity with contemporary musicals and emerging industry trends, be enthusiastic and dedicated to teaching, recruiting/retention and service; and to positive collaboration with fellow artists/faculty within a highly integrated department and school while pursuing growth and success in professional work. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please apply through the direct posting http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/14888 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), a diversity statement, and contact information for 3 references. Questions may be directed to Jeremy Barnett, Chair, Musical Theatre Search Committee, barnett@oakland.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. More information about the School of Music, Theatre and Dance can be found at www.oakland.edu/mtd. Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University offers 277 degree and certificate programs.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities and others who will bring additional perspectives to our learning environment.

Master Properties Assistant

Master Properties Assistant – Yale School of Drama /Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a positive and highly motivated creative thinker to join our staff as long term seasonal Master Properties Assistant. Responsibilities include assisting in providing and constructing props, furniture, and set dressing for YRT productions, while maintaining high standards for safety and craftsmanship. This position works closely with the Properties Master and Properties Craftsman, as well as advises and oversees student workers. Ideal candidates have professional experience in a wide range of shop skills and money/budget management. Minimum salary is $25.59/hr., plus Yale University benefits package. Opportunity to audit MFA level courses while expanding professional resume credits. Nine-month renewable position (August through May), 37.5 hours/week, with some overtime available as needed per show. Preferred start date December 1, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Visit our website at www.Yale.edu/jobs and go to SEARCH OPENINGS. Look for the STARS Requisition 51503BR. Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Assistant Professor Theatre Education

The Department of Performing Arts invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Theatre Education. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to traditional scholarship, creative work, teaching, and service. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities.  Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.  Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

 The Department of Performing Arts is home to one of the nation’s leading undergraduate programs in theatrical performance, design, stage management, and theatre education with 90 full- and part-time faculty members and staff and 530 students studying in nine distinct undergraduate and one graduate program.  The department offers BFA degrees in Theatre, Theatre Education, Theatre Design Technology, Stage & Screen Design Technology, Stage & Production Management, Musical Theatre, Acting, Theatre & Performance, and Theatre Education & Performance; general education courses in theatre studies; and an MA degree in Theatre Education.  Emerson Stage, the production organization within the department, produces eight to ten fully staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through curricular projects, student theatre organizations and ArtsEmerson, the College’s professional presenting company.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context.  It is located in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, performing art venues, and research centers.  The college enrolls 4,446 undergraduate and graduate students from 52 countries and all 50 states. 

Qualifications: 
The ideal candidate will hold a terminal degree in Theatre Education or a related field, teaching experience within a diverse college community, and familiarity with current Massachusetts and national curriculum frameworks, theatre standards, and licensure requirements.  

Candidates should have a background and college-level teaching experience in teacher training and several of the following areas: applied theatre and devised work in community environments; urban and multicultural education; drama/theatre arts curriculum design and implementation grounded in diverse traditions, pre K-12; contemporary theories of teaching/learning; authentic assessment; student teacher supervision; and contemporary national and international practices in process drama and drama-in-education. 

The position includes teaching five courses per year in drama and theatre education including courses in education required for Massachusetts licensure of teachers of theatre.  Courses may include Drama as Education I and II, Contemporary Issues in Education (with an emphasis on equity, inclusion, and social justice), Student Teaching Practicum and Seminar and an additional course that expands the diversity of approaches to theatre education or applied theatre.  

In addition to teaching, all faculty members advise and mentor students and participate in the college’s system of shared governance. This position includes service to the theatre education program by supervising student teaching practica, assisting with the direction and administration of the undergraduate and graduate programs, participating in curriculum development, and helping to recruit new students. 

 Applicants must fill out an online application form and submit a current curriculum vita, a letter of application describing your point of view on the philosophy and structure of theatre education on both undergraduate and graduate levels, and contact information for three references. To apply online, please visit our faculty employment web page at https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/17941.

Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018 and continue until an appointment is made.

Associate Artistic Director

Associate Artistic Director

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is seeking candidates for the Associate Artistic Director position. Steppenwolf’s Artistic Office responsibilities include: collaborating with and supporting the Steppenwolf Ensemble; programming, artistic-producing, and casting the seven subscription season productions in our Downstairs and Upstairs Theatres, as well as Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ two-play season; LookOut programming for our 1700 Theatre; School at Steppenwolf; SCOUT New Play Development Program; Steppenwolf’s Commissioning Program; and workshops/readings of commissions and new plays.

To find out more about the position, Steppenwolf & how to apply, please visit our website: https://www.steppenwolf.org/about-us/work-with-us/job-openings/

Scenographer, Theater, Film, and Dance

Humboldt State University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Dance invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Scenography. We seek a scenographer with expertise and professional experience in Scenic Design and Art Direction, Lighting, Properties and Production Design, Technical Direction and potentially Sound Design for theatre. An earned MFA or equivalent in theatre or related field from an accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment. We seek a working theatre artist who will teach undergraduate classes in these design and technology areas, general education classes, theatre arts major courses and be responsible for scenic, lighting or other design areas for 1-4 mainstage productions annually as the designer and/or as a mentor to student designers. The Theatre Arts program provides hands-on learning supported by a solid foundation in theory and history. Students participate in performance, design and technology in order to prepare them for jobs in professional, not-for-profit and community theatre, and potentially to prepare them for graduate study. At every level of their education, students are required to actively participate in department productions to apply their classroom knowledge into experiential activities.

For full vacancy announcement, see: http://apptrkr.com/1302297

Assistant Arts Professor of Sound Design / Head of Sound Design Training

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama solicits applications for an Assistant Arts Professor of Sound Design / Head of Sound Design Training for the Production & Design Studio commencing in Fall 2019. This is a full-time, non tenure-track position. Application deadline is November 30, 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 should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/53063.

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.

GENERAL MANAGER

GENERAL MANAGER

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking an experienced, creative, and entrepreneurial General Manager to help Signature accomplish its artistic goals.

Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.

Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Founded in 1991, Signature Theatre celebrates playwrights and gives them an artistic home, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005 Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing affordable tickets to all of its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. In 2014, Signature became the first New York City theatre to receive the Regional Theatre Tony Award.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the General Manager actively participates on the senior leadership team to guide the strategic planning, organizational development, as well as overall daily operations for this $11+ million institution, with 50+ full time employees and approximately 200 artistic/production related personnel. As part of this team, the General Manager will work with the Artistic Director, other Department Heads, and the Board of Trustees.

This is a full-time position, starting immediately. Competitive compensation is commensurate with experience, and a benefits package that include Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, Transit and a 401(k) plan with an annual Signature matching contribution. Building operation responsibilities include overseeing the Pershing Square Signature Center rentals and IT department. Production related responsibilities include developing and monitoring artistic production budgets; on-site supervision for six to eight annual productions; supervising company management; leading contract negotiations for authors, all other artistic personnel and any outside producers/partners. The General Manager will also represent Signature in collective bargaining negotiations with several theatrical unions.

Our preferred ideal candidate will want to be a part of a vital institution, and possesses the leadership skills to represent the institution both internally and externally: Experience in managing staff and interacting with artistic personnel; Exceptional communication, written and verbal;Excellent negotiating skills; Experience in developing project budgets; Is highly organized with effective time-management skills. We also prefer candidates with a minimum of 4 years theatrical management experience and with non-profit management in their background including direct experience with union regulations and contract negotiations. Experience in managing building operations and space rentals a plus.

Please email cover letter and resume with references in a single PDF document to careers@signaturetheatre.org. Please put ‘General Manager’ in the subject line. Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. No phone calls, please. For more information about Signature, please visit www.signaturetheatre.org.

Assistant Professors - Dance

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for two positions in Dance: a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor and a renewable, three-year, non-tenure eligible assistant professor.

Consistently ranked among the top programs, 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.

Full position descriptions and application requirements may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com (choose the “Faculty” tab and search for “Theatre Arts”). Screening of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2018.

Assistant Professor - Stage Management

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College invites applications for a renewable, three-year, non-tenure eligible, assistant professor position from candidates with expertise in stage management.

Terminal degree in an appropriate field required (must be completed by August 2019). 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 fostering an inclusive creative environment, and the ability to teach in a college setting. An ideal candidate will also collaborate effectively with both colleague and student directors, designers, technicians, and performers, work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures, and possess strong time-management and organizational skills.

A full position description and application requirements may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14751.Screening of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by October 20, 2018.

Assistant Professor in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus.

Consistently ranked among the top programs, 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.

Successful candidates will possess: a foundation of training and professional experience as a performer (actor and/or dancer); a track record as a dynamic, inspiring teacher of acting; leadership skills to help shape the future of the BFA musical theatre program; experience as a professional director and/or performer with significant professional musical theatre experience; and a strong interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Terminal degree (MFA) in appropriate discipline required.

A full position description and application requirements may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14683. Screening of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2018.

General Manager-Triad Stage

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT-D Theater producing in both Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC, is seeking a full-time General Manager. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparing and maintaining annual operating budget, monthly financial statements, industry surveys, and program budgets for development department; data entry, A/R, and A/P; human resources, payroll, and benefits administration; supervising Company Manager, Facilities/Rentals Coordinator, and General Management Apprentice; providing support to the Founding Managing Director and Board of Trustees. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of nonprofit operations, experience with budgeting/financial management, a knowledge of human resources policies/procedures, excellent communication skills, and an ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Triad Stage has a core value of Inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. Full time with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

For more information please visit: http://triadstage.org/workwithus. For consideration please send cover letter, resume, and references to Theater@triadstage.org.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Theatre--Acting and Directing

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Theatre--Acting and Directing Open Date: Sep 18, 2018 Close Date: Dec 21, 2018 Vanderbilt University seeks applications for an assistant professor specializing in acting and directing with secondary strengths in creating work for digital media, performance art, and/or developing original performance work for a tenure-track appointment in Theatre, effective August 16, 2019. Teaching load is 2-2 with a one course reduction for direction of one departmental production, bringing the total course load to 1-2; courses include upper and lower levels of acting. The successful candidate will have experience teaching undergraduates at a variety of skill levels and will demonstrate an interest in forging meaningful connections to other University departments and programs.

Qualifications MFA or PhD in hand by August 16, 2019.

Application Instructions Submit CV, a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, three letters of recommendation, evidence of artistic excellence, and evidence of teaching excellence via Interfolio at this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/54955.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Assistant Professor Theatre Scenic Design

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Baldwin Wallace University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Scenic Design, beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will teach Scenic Arts courses in the Theater & Dance department, design productions, teach additional courses in relevant areas of expertise (i.e., Scene Painting, Props Design and Construction, Collaborative Studies, Theatre Technology, Vectorworks, etc.), and advise students. Service through committee work to the department and the university is expected.

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Baldwin Wallace University offers a BFA in Acting and a BA in Theatre (with four tracks: Acting/Directing, Stage Management, Dance, and Tech/Design). The department works closely with the BW Music Theatre and Opera programs, and we have an active partnership with Great Lakes Theater. The University seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Qualifications: MFA in Scenic Design and 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, relocation assistance, and tuition benefits for immediate family.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, 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 December 1, 2018 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/m49rw96ry9cpphk9 PI104459543

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Assistant Professor of Theatre (2-year term)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a two-year term position appointment in Theatre History and Dramatic Literature, Criticism, and Theory beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. The teaching load of five courses over two semesters will include teaching survey classes on Dramatic Literature/Theatre History and teaching seminar classes in areas of the candidate’s expertise such as African-American, Asian-American, or Latino-American performance, Studies in Drama, Global Theatre, Gender and Performance, Playwriting, or American Theatre. The new hire will also direct one of the department’s main stage productions (directing the performance counts for one course).

To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by OCTOBER 22, 2018. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and application instructions. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application (see description on application website), curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies acceptable), a document with links to videos of performances they have directed, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to Professor CRAIG QUINTERO, at [TheatreAndDanceSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4393.

Assistant Professor

The Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Voice and Speech. The position leads vocal training for the Professional Actor Training Program (M.F.A) teaching a comprehensive six-semester program in voice, speech and dialects and serves as Voice and Dialect Coach for PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional LORT theatre associated with the Department of Dramatic Art. The successful candidate will have at least three years of experience as a voice teacher/vocal coach at the university, college, or professional level, and have demonstrated professional excellence as evidenced by prior professional achievement and ongoing professional contacts. Applicants should possess a Master of Fine Arts degree from an accredited institution or equivalent professional experience.

For further details on the position, application instructions, and to apply, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148418 . Application deadline is 10/21/2018. 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.

Adjunct/Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Open Rank Search in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama invites applications for a faculty appointment in the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program.

The successful candidate will teach classes in at least three fields for MFA students in this professional creative training program, advise MFA and DFA students, and support the Chair in maintaining a dynamic curriculum. The department will consider candidates with expertise in a broad array of specializations in dramatic literature, theory, and theater history. The appointed candidate will have teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities.

The position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with undergraduate/graduate teaching experience (2-3 years minimum), a record of publications, and experience in mentoring and advising graduate students. Candidates must hold a DFA, PhD, or equivalent degree in dramaturgy, dramatic criticism, theater history, dramatic literature, performance studies or a directly related field. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential. Evidence of experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations is required. The appointment will be made at the rank of Professor in the Practice, Associate Professor Adjunct, or Assistant Professor Adjunct, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be from one to three years, beginning July 1, 2019, includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits commensurate with rank.

To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/54696. Address all questions to Professor Catherine Sheehy, Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Review of applications begins October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Assistant Professor of African-American Theater and Performance

Assistant Professor, Brandeis Department of Theater Arts African-American Theater and Performance The Theater Arts Department at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track position in African-American Theater and Performance at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position will start the Fall 2019.

We seek a candidate who will contribute core offerings in their primary expertise in African-American Theater and Performance. The successful applicant will excel at fostering a critical dialogue about the past, present and future of American theater. Candidates interested in exploring issues of race, performance, and power are highly desired. A successful candidate will also have a secondary or co-emphasis in one or more of the following areas: Playwriting, Non-Western Theater History and Practice, Civic Engagement Practices, Performance Studies, Devised or Documentary Theater and/or Movement. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates who represent a variety of social identities, including those underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and unified campus community. The successful applicant will join a student-oriented department that emphasizes collaboration and the connections between practice and theory in a liberal arts setting. Responsibilities will include teaching and advising. This new hire is welcome to join the season selection committee and collaborate with the department in the development of new programming. Qualifications: PhD. preferred; however candidates with an MFA degree are welcome to apply. Candidates with some background in an aspect of the professional theater are of interest. .

Application Materials and Deadlines: Applicants will submit:

1: A cover letter that shows interest in the position and relates experiences to the qualifications.

2: A Curriculum Vitae and Professional Resume

3: A chapter sample of Scholarly Research and Publications and/or example of Artistic Work.

4: A list of three references and contact information (phone numbers and e-mail addresses). Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.

5: A statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests. Please include a section about your practice as educator as it relates to the to the mission of to diversity and inclusion at Brandeis University.

For more information: https://www.brandeis.edu/diversity/what-we-believe.html For fullest consideration, candidates will submit applications by November 1, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Please apply to Search Committee Chair via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11869. The term of employment will begin July 1, 2019.

Musical Theatre Professor

Musical Theatre Professor Department of Film and Theatre College of Humanities and the Arts SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24703 Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Start Date: August, 2019 Required:

• An MA, MFA or PhD in Musical Theatre, Theatre, or related field at the time of appointment

• A portfolio of creative work demonstrating artistic achievement in musical theatre.

• Professional experience and expertise in directing musical theatre.

• Emphasis on performance techniques in acting, singing, and or/dance.

• Demonstrated artistic achievement as evidenced by a record of artistic production. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Design and teach courses in musical theatre and performance, including acting technique and directing technique, as well as classes in musical theatre history and theory; stage acting; and theatre appreciation.

• advise students/participate in student recruitment

• perform various committee and other service

• participation in curriculum development

• address the needs of a student population of great diversity

Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research or creative production plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation with contact information by October 15, 2018 to https://apply.interfolio.com/53614

Full position description: http://www.sjsu.edu/up/docs/fac-tenure-opps/fac-tenure-opps-fall-2018/Musical%20Theatre%20Position%20Announement.pdf

Assistant or Associate Professor of Directing

Assistant or Associate Professor, Directing, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre. Tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2019. Seeking a PhD or MFA with minimum three years college-level teaching experience in a variety of contemporary directing practices. Expertise in directing Musical Theatre required, along with other genres/styles in keeping with undergraduate-level training. Additional areas of expertise may include Performance Studies, Dramaturgy, Devised Theatre, and Playwriting. A 3/2 teaching load, participation in departmental service and governance, and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure or promotion at a research institution are expected.

Screening begins November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Faculty Job #5112). Required submission materials include a letter of application, diversity statement, curriculum vitae, official transcript, three original and current letters of recommendation, and contact information for five references. For more detail on how to apply see full ad: https://jobs.uncc.edu (Faculty Job #5112).

UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. AA/EOE.