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

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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

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