Assistant Professor of Theatre: Acting/Directing (Tenure-Track Faculty) Georgia College & State University Department of Theatre and Dance Position The Georgia College Department of Theatre and Dance seeks a dynamic Assistant Professor for Acting/Directing and stage director to teach acting and directing, direct in our performance season, and teach at least one general education (core) class, including Theatre for Social Change. The candidate will have an appreciation of African-American Theatre and ability to direct plays from the canon of African-American playwrights as well as the larger scope of playwrights throughout history. The Assistant Professor will work in an environment of artistic and academic excellence at one of the nation’s top public liberal arts universities. We seek an individual who is committed to theatre and teaching within the context of a strong liberal arts environment devoted to diversity, internationalism, community outreach, engaged learning, undergraduate research, and the free exchange of ideas. The Assistant Professor will direct one play per year, mentor a diverse population of students, and have expertise in teaching both acting and directing. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Applicants must have a terminal degree in Theatre or Performance Studies, or related field and a record of excellence in teaching and artistic or scholarly activity, especially in the field of acting and directing. About Georgia College Georgia College is known for combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public universities. The university’s main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship. We value reason, respect and responsibility. Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission and are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.