Clinical Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre

Jun 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 201700038F

Department: Dept of Theatre and Musical Theatre

Experience Requirement: Sight-reading and transposing skills, experience playing in various styles of contemporary commercial music and competency in preparing a cast of singers and an orchestra required. Experience working with Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais or other body alignment process helpful.

Usual Duties: Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Department of Theatre & Musical Theatre seeks an instructor/collaborative artist. Will have the ability to teach music theory and keyboard to musical theatre majors, provide accompaniment and/or music direction for various Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre events, serve as music arranger on special projects and teach contemporary commercial related courses.

Degree Requirements: Will hold a DMA in music having studied piano or other closely related fields.

Other Requirements for the Position: Essential to this position is the ability to work collaboratively as a team member in rehearsals and production; devising new curricula; and mentoring and advising students at the undergraduate level. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and cultures, and a commitment to encourage and support diversity is essential. Service is an integral aspect of the position, including advisement of musical theatre majors, active recruitment, participation in departmental meetings and activities, and service on committees at the departmental, college and university levels.