Assistant Professor – Tenure Track Musical Theatre, Directing, and Acting The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance Holland College of Arts and Media
The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor of musical theatre/directing/acting beginning fall 2019. The candidate will join an energetic 20-person theatre and dance faculty and staff, teaching the equivalent of 12-credit hours per semester teaching in the areas of acting (stage, film and TV), directing, musical theatre performance, auditioning, and related subjects, with the possibility of directing one musical or play as assigned. The candidate will also participate in other conservatory productions and activities, serve on assigned committees, and recruit, mentor and advise majors, while continuing to serve and participate in the outside professional world of theatre, film, or television at large.
MFA or Ph.D. in Theatre (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
Experience teaching in a college or university program as a graduate assistant, instructor, assistant professor or above
Proven record of successful teaching in various Stanislavski-based acting and auditioning technique courses for stage and screen
Proven record of successful teaching of musical theatre performance (various levels)
Evidence of ability to teach directing
Proven record of significant professional experience as a director of large-scale musicals and plays
Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain acting and musical theatre majors
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage university and outside professional committees
Membership in either AEA, SAG-AFTRA, SDC, or other national or international equivalent organizations
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: This position is available August 2019 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, March 29, 2019.
Letter of interest addressing position requirements
Current curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Names and complete contact information of three professional references
Department Information: Information regarding the Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance may be found at https://semo.edu/theatreanddance/. The program maintains more than 200 BFA and BA majors and operates as part of the prestigious Holland College of Arts & Media in the beautiful River Campus facilities. The university is accredited with both NAST and NASD.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.
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