Department: Fine Arts
Position: Full-time temporary instructor, 10 month position, non-tenure track with full benefits package
Salary: Negotiable within the range established in the Collective Bargaining Agreement ($36,000 to $44,000)
Union Affiliation: MFPE
Posting Date: April 2021
Start Date: August 1, 2021
The Fine Arts Department at The University of Montana Western Department of invites applications for a one-year faculty instructional appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the drama/drama education program, with additional duties as Technical Director. The University of Montana Western values diversity, and applicants from diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate may be eligible to apply for renewal of the contract for 2022-23.
As Adjunct Assistant Professor, the person's primary responsibilities are academic. These responsibilities include:
Responsibilities for the Technical Director for the Beier (proscenium stage w/ 430 seat house) and small auditorium (proscenium stage w/120 seat house) with adjacent scene & costume shops, storage areas, green room) include, with the assistance of other drama faculty:
Application materials should include a letter of interest responding to the position description, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae including contact information for at least three professional references, and official or unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. All application materials should be submitted as a single PDF file with page numbers. Candidates will need to successfully complete an interview, likely through Zoom, but hopefully on campus, where teaching evaluations may be requested. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Application materials should be sent to:
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Inquiries can be emailed to Dr. Judy Ulrich at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.The University & Dillon Area
The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 65 full-time faculty and 1,300 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.
Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western's faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.
The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.
The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.
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