Assistant Professor, Theatre (Acting & Directing)

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Assistant Professor, Theatre (Acting & Directing)

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Theatre (Acting & Directing)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

College Of Liberal Arts Faculty

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Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description
The College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position in the Department of Theatre & Dance. The Theatre Program is seeking an accomplished instructor of Acting and Directing to join the faculty. Primary responsibilities include teaching foundational Acting courses, Directing, Stage Combat, and other areas related to the candidate's expertise. The ideal candidate will also serve as an academic adviser to BA Theatre majors/minors, offer additional courses as needed by the department, participate in departmental/campus service activities, and engage in scholarship/creative activity as defined by the Theatre Program.

The Department of Theatre & Dance at TAMU-CC is a 12-member faculty, 150+ major program offering a Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in Acting/Directing, Design/Tech, Teacher Certification, a Minor in Theatre, and a Minor in Dance.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Terminal Degree in Theatre

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional acting and/or directing experience
  • Experience directing theatre productions at the collegiate level
  • Experience teaching acting and/or directing at the collegiate level
  • SAFD Certification as Stage Combat Instructor
  • Experience and/or training in Production Management


To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be submitted.

A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application addressing the qualifications listed, including a statement of teaching/research/creative activity philosophy
2. A current curriculum vitae
3. A portfolio/reel of acting/directing work or link to professional website
4. Three professional references including name, title, mobile/telephone number, and email address
5. Unofficial copies of transcripts of graduate coursework

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 2/6/2019
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