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Assistant Teaching Professor

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Job ID 25938
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The University of Missouri, Columbia is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor, Non Tenure-Track, to teach and direct musical theatre courses and productions for the Department of Theatre with additional duties in the School of Music.Duties include, but are not limited to: Direct Theatre Department musical productions; managing direct the Larry Clark Summer Repertory Theatre, including collaborating with the design and production team; teach musical theatre performance courses; coaching singers in a diverse array of musical theatre styles (pop, belt, classic, rock, et al.); teach foundational music skills to young/pre-professional singers in Music classes designed for Theatre students; teach acting courses for Music students; coordinate with Music Dept. faculty for music students (collaborative pianists, vocalists, instrumentalists) to work on Theatre Dept. productions. Experience with stage movement and choreography is desirable. Applicants also must provide evidence of skills in actively recruiting and supporting a diverse and inclusive collaborative creative environment reflecting the University's diverse student population. This 12-month position begins September 1, 2018. Salary commensurate with qualifications.


Applicants must have an MFA or a PhD in Theatre.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Application Materials

Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, evidence of teaching musical theatre courses, evidence of directing musical theatre productions, a teaching theatre/music arts philosophy statement, a statement about service and outreach, and reference name and contact information of at least three professionals to speak directly about the candidate's artistic work.

Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]) with any questions about the job duties. All applications received before or on March 30 will be considered.





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Posted: 3/14/2018
Application Due: 5/8/2018
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