Assistant Professor or Instructor, Department of Theatre & Dance

Westerville, Ohio
Aug 24, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) or Instructor (Non Tenure-Track)

Department of Theatre & Dance

Otterbein University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor (or non-tenure track Instructor with equivalent professional experience) to teach acting and to direct musicals and plays, beginning August 2017, in a program which integrates conservatory-style training and liberal arts education.

We are seeking a director and/or actor with professional experience in some or all of the following: Broadway, Off-Broadway, major regional theatre, or other high level professional equivalents. We require a teacher especially skilled in musical theatre to teach acting and musical theatre courses. Professional experience directing musicals and straight plays, university-level experience teaching acting, and a terminal degree (or equivalent professional experience) are required.

We encourage candidates with skills in teaching other aspects of performance and theatre, including, but not limited to teaching directing, improvisation, devised theatre, and/or childrenā€™s theatre, etc. to apply. Candidates will also be expected to serve on departmental and university committees.

Otterbein seeks candidates interested in teaching diverse and talented student populations. Complete position description at Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, electronic portfolio (DVD or links to online site), list of references, and teaching statement to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH USA 43081. Email submissions: [email protected] . For full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2016, although applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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