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Assistant or Associate Professor in Theatre Performance

Texas Christian University, Theatre Department

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Theatre Performance
Reference Code: 4179
Job Location: Fort Worth , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant or Associate Professor in Theatre Performance
Texas Christian University

TCU Department of Theatre invites applications for a newly-created, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Theatre Performance, who will regularly teach Acting (all levels), and Stage Combat.

Required teaching rotation may also include regular teaching of Survey of Theatre, a non-majors general education course. Other desirable, though not required, teaching specializations include Stage Movement (Beginning and Advanced), Acting for the Camera, and Professional Careers Seminar.

The TCU undergraduate theatre program offers the BFA and BA degrees in a liberal arts curriculum and seeks a dynamic and collaborative colleague for this position which begins August 13, 2018.

Required Duties: Two semesters of teaching 3 courses per term, as determined by departmental needs, which may consist of various levels of Acting (Introduction, Realism, Period Styles, Acting Shakespeare, Non-Realism), and Stage Combat among others. Occasional directing assignments in the Theatre TCU season will be infrequent, but possible; teaching release time is available during semesters with production responsibilities. Scholarship, creative activity, and service are required, as are academic advising and the close mentoring of students. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate outstanding classroom teaching skills in actor training, as well as collegial collaboration skills. TCU encourages applications from diverse candidates and is dedicated to an inclusive learning community. EOE, AA.    

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package. In 2017, for the 7th year in a row, TCU was named as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D), or significant professional experience, required. Teaching experience preferred.

Professional theatre experience as an actor and/or director, active AEA membership and SAFD certification are also desirable, though candidates without these are still encouraged to apply.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To apply: Applicants must complete the electronic application at\css_faculty. The following must be attached to your electronic application: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information (telephone numbers; email addresses) for at least three current references.  

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

TCU encourages applications from diverse candidates and is dedicated to an inclusive learning community. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender   identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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