Visiting Assistant Professor in Theatre: acting and theatre history

Mar 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Visiting Assistant Professor in Theatre: acting and theatre history
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary	
Susquehanna University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre for a one-year appointment beginning August 2017. Responsibilities include directing one main stage production per semester and teaching courses in acting (Stanislavski system), directing, and introductory theatre history.

The Theatre Department at Susquehanna University is an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts program with emphases in Performance, Production & Design, and Theatre Studies. The department is committed to cultivating the scholar-artist by balancing skills development with intellectual engagement.

Required Qualifications	
An MFA in Acting is required; a Ph.D. in Theatre History and Criticism preferred (ABD. considered).

Preferred Qualifications	
Previous college teaching and professional acting experience preferred.

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