JOB OPPORTUNITY: SDSU Music Theatre Faculty Position Available

San Diego State University School of Theatre, Television, and Film has a terrific opportunity for the right person to join their Music Theatre Faculty as Assistant Professor, Directing, MFA Musical Theatre Program.

Position Description: The Master of Fine Arts Musical Theatre Program in the School of Theatre, Television, and Film is seeking a dynamic faculty member to teach performance as well as special topics in musical theatre.

Primary duties will include:

-- team-teaching the graduate performance studio
-- teaching graduate seminars in a range of special topics
-- directing musical productions in the School's theatre season
-- teaching or supervising courses in dance and/or acting
-- teaching a graduate seminar in musical theatre stage direction
-- teaching undergraduate performance classes

The candidate will mentor a small group of graduate students within a two-year terminal degree program. The successful candidate will demonstrate significant teaching and directing experience and be willing and able to provide service to the university and professional community. A record of administrative leadership is preferred and advanced knowledge in relevant digital technologies is a plus. Appointment begins Fall 2015.

Qualifications: Terminal degree (PhD or MFA) preferred; MA with substantial professional and teaching experience considered. All candidates must have significant professional experience as a musical theatre director as well as a record of university-level teaching. The candidate should be a musical theatre practitioner with areas of specialization in direction, choreography/ movement, or acting. Applicants must demonstrate administrative abilities and experience in development of a robust MFA program. Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience in and/or commitment to working in a multicultural environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track; salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

Application Procedure: Applicants should apply via Interfolio at To ensure full consideration, apply by January 16, 2015. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer.

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