Assistant Professor, Directing & Acting

Nov 14, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Date: 10/20/2017

Date Initial Screening Begins:

Minimum Education/Experience: MFA is required. A minimum of three years, full-time, university teaching and directing is also required.

Special Instructions to Applicant: Candidates must apply online at and include a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a document with a link to a short video portfolio of directed productions. Please submit electronic application materials only. Proper documentation of identity, employability, and official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

Job Duties: East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance seeks an experienced, collaborative faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Directing to begin August, 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching a two-course progression in Directing; directing on the main stage; and teaching additional courses within the candidate's area of expertise (possibly including Beginning and Advanced levels of Acting, Acting for the Camera, Professional Preparation, and/or Theatre Appreciation). The ECU School of Theatre and Dance is a dedicated undergraduate BFA program with an emphasis on professional preparation. ECU seeks to create an environment that fosters recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration and strongly encourages woman, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups to apply.

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