Full-Time Faculty Position / Program Head Stage Management
Assistant/Associate Tenure Track Faculty Position and Head of BFA Program in Stage Management. The Theatre School at DePaul University invites applications for a full-time tenure- track professor to serve as head of its renowned BFA Stage Management program. The Theatre School is an urban multicultural conservatory located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant theatre community. The ideal candidate will be collegial, a visionary, a leader, an accomplished professional, and a great teacher. Position begins September of 2022.
Candidates for consideration will possess the following qualifications:
Because the school seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism, DePaul University offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income, or military status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):
The Theatre School at DePaul University educates, trains, and inspires students of theatre in a conservatory setting that is rigorous, disciplined, culturally diverse, and that strives for the highest level of professional skill and artistry. Central to our mission is a commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and equality in education. As an integral part of the training, The Theatre School produces public programs and performances of a wide repertoire of plays-classic, contemporary, and original-that challenge, entertain, and stimulate the imaginations of our artists and audiences. We seek to enhance the intellectual and cultural life of our university, our city, and the profession.
DePaul University is a thriving multi-faceted Catholic, Vincentian, and urban university with ten colleges, seven campuses, and enrollment of over 20,000 students. The Theatre School, located on the university’s Lincoln Park campus two miles north of the Chicago Loop, enrolls 400 students in 15 undergraduate and 3 graduate programs. Our faculty (30 full-time and 60+ part-time) includes leading Chicago theatre artists across all disciplines. Faculty members are active participants in the vibrant Chicago theatre community.
Application and deadlines: Applications are only being accepted via Interfolio. Required materials include a cover letter, most recent CV, and Teaching Statement. As part of your cover letter, please address how your current work, including creative activities, teaching and service would advance the Theatre School’s commitment to promoting access, equity and inclusion for all individuals. Include a list of three references. Please note that letters of recommendation will be requested later in the process. Applications are only being accepted via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/93422. For best consideration the application should be submitted by January 3, 2022. Application closes at 11:59 p.m.
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