Ohio University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Musical Theater and Music Director, beginning Fall 2020. The College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty members who contribute to the climate of diversity and inclusion in the Schools of Theater and Music. Nine-month renewable tenure-track co-appointment in the Schools of Theater and Music. Generous benefits. Details: https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/.
Minimum Qualifications: • MM/MFA/DMA or equivalent professional experience in musical theater music direction • Extensive knowledge of musical theater and popular/contemporary music repertoire • Professional experience as a music director/conductor/accompanist
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience developing new musicals • Interest/experience working with Actor Musicians, including arranging, re-orchestration, and composition • Knowledge and experience with music technology used in musical theater, including keyboard programming, arranging, notation, backing/click tracks, etc. • Ability to teach music skills (theory and ear-training) • Experience/ability in vocal coaching • Ability to teach acting fundamentals • Experience in university teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds • Ongoing professional engagement
Responsibilities: Teach and co-teach undergraduate courses in the BFA Theater Performance (Musical Theater & Acting tracks) curriculum, including musical theater workshops, song performance, pit orchestra, and other teaching responsibilities as assigned. Serve as music director for a minimum of one full production each academic year and other special events as assigned. Support advising and recruiting/retention of students.
Full position description: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/33161