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 http://apply.interfolio.com/27855. 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.