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Job Title: Open Rank Search in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism – Yale School of Drama

Job Posted: October 30, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Yale School of Drama

Address: PO BOX 208244 New Haven, Connecticut 06520-2844

Description: 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.

Start Date: 07/01/2018

Qualifications: 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 candidate’s qualifications.

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How To Apply: To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/46591. Address all questions to Professor Catherine Sheehy, Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Review of applications begin November 15, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre Costume Design; Tenure Track – University of Tennessee Knoxville

Job Posted: October 24, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: University of Tennessee Knoxville

Address: 1115 Volunteer Blvd 206 McClung Tower Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

Description: The University of Tennessee seeks a qualified individual to teach Costume Design and related courses in costume design and technology in BA and MFA programs. Annual production assignments in design required with Clarence Brown Theatre (LORT and University productions.). Expectations include continuing creative research and/or professional activity as a costume designer, recruitment for both the MFA and BA programs, and service to the Department, College, and University. A hallmark of the design program at UTK is the concentration on diverse thinking and the study and exposure to international design. International travel will be an expectation of this position. Professional activity and promise expected.

Start Date: 08/01/2018

Qualifications: Terminal Degree (MFA or PhD) or professional equivalency required. College-level teaching experience required.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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How To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, a link to electronic design portfolio, and three letters of reference via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/45827. Direct questions to Kenton Yeager, search committee chair, at kyeager2@utk.edu.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2017. Search will remain open until position is filled. The University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways.

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Practice in Voice/Movement/Acting – Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Job Posted: October 18, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Address: 1209 R Street 215 Temple Building Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0201

Description: The School seeks a visionary teacher of performance, with an emphasis on voice and movement training. This is an opportunity to create an integrative approach to voice and movement in a program already committed to physical approaches to performance.

Duties and responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor of Practice will have responsibility in the areas of Teaching and Service. The successful candidate will teach and work in a collaborative and collegial fashion with administration, students and a strong team of faculty artists, scholars and staff in a vibrant School of Theatre & Film and the associated Nebraska Repertory Theatre. The successful candidate will be expected to remain current and up to date in the disciplines and study of Theatre and Film via faculty development.

Start Date: 08/13/2018

Qualifications: Minimum Required Qualifications
• MFA in Acting or equivalent professional experience.
• Certification or demonstrate equivalent knowledge in voice, speech and/or textwork pedagogies in a recognized vocal discipline/technique (e.g. Linklater, Fitzmaurice, Berry, Lessac, Rodenburg, or Miller Voice Method).
• Two years teaching experience at the university level in one of the three areas of Voice, Movement or Acting.
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in Voiceover in Film/TV or Emerging Media.
• Proven experience in a movement discipline (e.g. acro, circus, viewpoints, Lecoq, Margolis, AMS/Williamson Technique, contact improve, Laban, or Feldenkrais).
• Professional experience coaching actors using heightened text.
• Experience in recruitment & advising of first-generation students

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How To Apply: Review of applications begins 11/15/2017 and will continue until filled. To view full details of position and to apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu/, requisition F_170123.

Job Title: Music Director/Lecturer in Theater – Binghamton University

Job Posted: October 16, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Binghamton University

Address: 4400 Vestal Parkway E. Department of Theatre, FA 127 Binghamton, New York 13902

Description: This is an academic year appointment (9 months) in the Theater dept. with a joint title in the Music Dept.

Candidates Abilities and Duties:

Music direct Theater Department productions. Including:

Collaborating with the creative team to establish the look, feel, and sound of the production and its characters
Teaching music to singers
Running music rehearsals with cast and with orchestra
Providing piano accompaniment for rehearsals
Conducting and/or accompanying performances
Recruiting instrumentalists for pit orchestra and adjusting orchestration as needed
Administering to all other aspects of the production’s musical integrity

Co-teach and accompany musical theatre performance courses

Coach singers in a diverse array of musical theatre style

Start Date: 08/20/2018

Qualifications: Requirements:

A terminal degree, or a bachelor’s degree with substantial experience in the professional musical theatre world
Exceptional musicianship
Passion for mentoring young artists
Ability to build an inclusive learning environment
A thorough understanding of the musical theatre tradition, including new musicals and emerging trends
Eagerness to join a dynamic, collaborative department

Preferred Qualifications:

Undergraduate teaching experience
Broadway, national tour, and/or major regional theatre credits
Ability to teach a variety of vocal techniques relevant to the musical theatre performer.

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How To Apply: Apply on-line at https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com Lecturer is a 3 year appointment.

Job Title: Lecturer/Associate Professor of Instruction – University of Iowa

Job Posted: October 11, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: University of Iowa

Address: 107 TB The University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa 52242 United States

Description: The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts seeks a full time Lecturer/Associate Professor of Instruction to serve as head of its MFA program in Stage Management and teach courses in it and other disciplines. Responsibilities include teaching six courses each year which represents 60% of total effort. Two or three courses will be in stage management. The remaining courses will depend on background and skills, and will be in arts management, event management, production management, technical production, and/or design. As head of the graduate stage management program this faculty member will provide leadership by developing curriculum, recruiting, advising, maintaining contacts for graduates with professional venues,and supervising student stage managers.

Start Date: 08/16/2018

Qualifications: MFA (or equivalent training and experience) in stage management in hand by the start date; professional experience as a stage manager; a minimum of two years university level teaching beyond the TA level in courses that include stage management and at least one of these disciplines: arts management, event management, production management, technical production, and design. Desirable qualifications include experience in arts management, AEA membership, and evidence of professional work in the areas of opera and/or dance.

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How To Apply: Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/. Search requisition number 71574 . Screening of applications begins November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include a letter of application, a complete CV, statements describing their professional and teaching practice, and the names, email, and addresses of three references. Candidates should include a link to their website or equivalent online presence.

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre – CSU – Long Beach

Job Posted: September 19, 2017

Job Type: Full time, Tenure track

Company Name: CSU – Long Beach

Address: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, California 90840

Description: Theatre Arts Department at California State University, Long Beach invites applications for a
Full-time tenure-Track position as an Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre.

Start Date: 8/21/2018

Qualifications: REQUIRED: MFA degree in Technical Theatre, Design and/or Production; experience teaching technical theatre at the college/University level; proficiency in industry-standard software applications in technical theatre; strong record of professional achievement in technical theatre at national/international level; commitment to working with a diverse student population.

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How To Apply: Please follow the link Below for more information and details on how to apply: http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2483/index.html Review of applications commences October 2, 2017. Position remains open until filled.

Job Title: Dean for the Visual, Performing, and Media Arts, – Montgomery College

Job Posted: September 19, 2017

Job Type: Full time, Tenure track

Company Name: Montgomery College

Address: 7600 Takoma Ave. Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

Description: Montgomery College, located just north of Washington, D.C. in Maryland, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Visual, Performing, and Media Arts. On three campuses, at off-site locations and online, over 25,000 students are enrolled at Montgomery College in more than 130 programs of study. The College attributes its success to the strength of its academic programs, access for students in both the U.S. and internationally to career-relevant programs, and the dedication of its faculty to effective learning and student success. Montgomery College is under the vibrant leadership of President Dr. DeRionne Pollard, who took over leadership in 2010, and who led the development of the College’s current strategic plan, MC2020. Please click on the following link for more information: http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/Montgomery%20College-%20Dean-FINAL.pdf

Start Date: 1/01/2018

Qualifications: The selected candidate will have a minimum of a master’s degree in the disciplines in the Visual, Performing, and Media Arts or a closely related field. Further, s/he will have at least five years of progressively responsible experience as a department chair or equivalent academic administrator at the department level or above. In order to lead the faculty, staff, and students of VPMA, the selected candidate is required to have college teaching experience. The candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of policies, procedures, operations, functions and services in a department or division of the arts in an academic setting. Potential candidates must also demonstrate that they have prior academic administrative experience.

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How To Apply: Applications should consist of a substantive and illustrative cover letter addressing the qualifications and desired attributes listed above and in the position profile, resume/curriculum vitae, and a list of at least five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to MontgomeryArtDean@academic-search.com. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by October 11, 2017 can be assured of full consideration.

Montgomery College is being assisted for the search for the Dean of Visual, Performing, and Media Arts by Academic Search, Inc. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Kate Nolde, Senior Consultant, at kvn@academic-search.com.

Job Title: Tenure-Track Professor, Department of Public Administration – Villanova University

Job Posted: September 12, 2017

Job Type: Full time, Tenure track

Company Name: Villanova University

Address: 800 Lancaster Ave. Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085

Description: The Department of Public Administration at Villanova University invites applicants for an entry level, tenure-track position in public administration, with a specialization in Arts and Theater Management, beginning Fall Semester 2018.

Villanova is a Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Start Date: 8/28/2017

Qualifications: Ph.D. must be completed by June 30, 2018. Experience in the public and/or nonprofit sector is highly desirable.

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How To Apply: Applications are to be submitted through PeopleAdmin, available at https://jobs.villanova.edu/

Job Title: Education Intern – University Resident Theatre Association

Job Posted: July 19, 2017

Job Type: Part time, flexible

Company Name: University Resident Theatre Association

Address: 1560 Broadway #1103 NY NY 10036

Description: URTA is looking for a fall education intern to assist the Education Manager with The URTAs, an event which brings together faculty from dozens of top training programs and hundreds of prospective MFA candidates in all areas. Candidates then have the opportunity to be seen by recruiters from among our 40 member universities, as well as other prominent institutions.

Assisting with this event includes scheduling candidates, social media postings to promote event, and additional logistic support that may arise. The Education Intern will have an opportunity to learn about the graduate school application process, event management, educational programming, and gain administrative experience. The position will be roughly 15 hours a week with a great deal of scheduling flexibility and will report to the Education Manager.

Start Date: Beginning of September

Qualifications: Ideal intern will be naturally focused & determined while being enthusiastic to work with Education Manager in delving into all things graduate school and theatre. Previous experience doing administrative work and interest in higher education a plus.

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Salary: $50 weekly stipend

How To Apply: Candidates must apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to rfriedman@urta.com

Job Title: Technical Director – Wayne State University

Job Posted: July 18, 2017

Job Type: Full Time

Company Name: Wayne State University

Address: 4841 Cass Ave Suite 3226 Detroit, Michigan 48202

Description: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY—invites applications for a 1-year Lecturer appointment in Theatre to begin August 2017. The salary is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Responsibilities: The faculty member will teach 3-4 courses in stagecraft and technical direction and provide equivalent creative service. The candidate will work with the staff of the Design and Technology area and the Department in fulfilling its professional training and educational mission and participate on university, college, and departmental committees. Additional duties include supervising the engineering, construction, and load-in of all departmental productions, running crews, shop and equipment maintenance with the help of a full-time ATD/Shop Foreman and graduate and undergraduate assistants

Start Date: August 17th

Qualifications: The Department seeks candidates who possess the following minimum qualifications: MFA or other terminal degree in Theatre; experience in theatre technology with leadership responsibilities and college teaching experience or significant professional experience. All candidates must have good organizational and communication skills and experience in some combination of the following areas: scheduling and budgeting, welding/metal technology, scenery engineering, mechanical design, automation control, and/or stage rigging.

For more details please visit:

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How To Apply: Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply. All applicants must use the WSU Online Hiring System at https://jobs.wayne.edu, referring to posting 042856. Electronic applications must include a letter of application; curriculum vita; and names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references. Please do not submit supporting materials at this time; fax submissions will not be accepted. Applications remain open until the position is filled.

Job Title: Program Director & Shiley Graduate Theatre, M.F.A. in Acting – Old Globe and University of San Diego

Job Posted: June 20, 2017

Job Type: Full Time

Company Name: Old Globe and University of San Diego

Address: 5998 Alcala Park San Diego, California 92110

Description: The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program seeks a nationally recognized theatre artist to be the Director of the Graduate Program. Now in its 30th year of partnership with the prestigious Old Globe, this highly selective MFA program has consistently enjoyed national recognition as a professional, classically based training program for actors that is dedicated to excellence and inclusion. Working closely with the Artistic Director of The Old Globe and Chair of the USD Department of Theatre, the MFA Program Director serves as an advocate for the students and the program’s continued success while demonstrating the values of both institutions.

Start Date: Immediate.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a Master Acting Teacher and theatre professional who will be eligible for tenure upon appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, commensurate with experience. Preferred candidates of this full-time, 12-month position will demonstrate the skills to guide an accomplished faculty, staff, and guest artists; successfully advise a diverse student population; direct productions; and serve as an ambassador of the program to both audiences and the community.

For more details please visit:

Three letters of recommendation may be addressed to:
Ray Chambers, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Theatre,
University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492.

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How To Apply: USD, an independent Catholic university, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving diversity and inclusion in its faculty, students, and environment.

To apply, go to www.sandiego.edu/jobs. Look for job IRC23661.
Applications are only accepted online through August 31, 2017.


Job Title: Part Time Faculty in Theatre Technology – Eastern Connecticut State University

Job Posted: June 15, 2017

Job Type: Part Time

Company Name: Eastern Connecticut State University

Address: 83 Windham Street Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

Description: Time individual to teach Theatre Technology Classes in Set Construction and possibly other courses.

THE 225 Set Construction is a hands-on laboratory class involved in the construction of department theatre production scenery. Candidate would work in our one-year-old state-of-the-art theatres and scene shop with students as well as other staff and faculty. If desired, candidate could also teach one additional class and possibly also work an additional 19 hours a week as a Theatre Program University Assistant. Jobs are limited to an academic calendar of fall and spring semesters and do not include health insurance.

Start Date: 08/22/2017

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in a related field is required. Candidates must be experienced in typical Stage Carpentry activity including wood and metal work and counterweight arbor rigging.

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How To Apply: To apply, please submit (via e-mail or mail) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to Chase Rozelle at rozellec@easternct.edu.

Job Title: Scene Design Lecturer – University of California, Irvine

Job Posted: May 2, 2017

Job Type: Part Time

Company Name: University of California, Irvine

Address: Department of Drama 249 Drama Irvine, California 92697-2775

Description: The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for the 2017-2018 academic year in the curriculum area Set Design.

The department seeks applicants who can teach in any (or a combination) of the areas of Set Design for the Stage, Production Design for Film and Television, Projection Design for the Stage, Scenic Painting, and Figure Drawing from Life. An MFA in Drama/Theater Arts is required. Base salary commensurate with teaching experience.

Start Date: 10/01/2017

Qualifications: Candidates for this position must have outstanding professional credits in theatrical scene design and a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment. Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with distinguished graduate training at a major research university. Candidates should show a demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population.

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How To Apply: Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03945 (select “Apply Now”). Applications must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by May 30, 2017. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at Drama@uci.edu.