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Chair and Assistant Professor of Theatre

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Chair and Assistant Professor of Theatre

College and/or School (if applicable): Alabama School of the Arts

Department (if applicable): Department of Theatre

Employment Status:

Full-time or part-time (PT is less than 30 hrs. per week): Full-time

FLSA Status (exempt or non-exempt):

Salaried or Hourly: Salaried, 12 Month Contract.

Reports to: Dr. Alan Miller

Work Schedule: Classes scheduled Monday-Thursday 8AM-6PM; Evening rehearsals and weekend hours determined by production schedule.

Job Description:

Position Qualifications (Educational credentials, skills and abilities):

  • Christian who is an active member in local church.
  • Supports Statement of Christian Affirmation (https://umobile.edu/about/mission/)
  • MFA in Directing or Performance required.
  • Professional and Educational Experience in Theatre.
  • Administrative, Organizational and Leadership Skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates the Imago Dei of Christ (Gen 1:26) in all aspects of one’s professional role, personal interactions and community relations.
  • This position will oversee the faculty and adjunct faculty in the Department of Theatre as well as Department of Theatre new hires alongside the Dean of Alabama School of the Arts.
  • Manage the Theatre and Musical Theatre program which consists of the following three degrees: Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre, Bachelor of Arts in Theatre- Performance Track, Bachelor of Arts in Theatre- Directing Track.
  • Co-manage a nine production season consisting of a main stage opera, a main stage musical theatre production, a small play, a chamber opera, two jazz band concerts, one joint departmental Christmas production, and a joint department Easter production.
  • Teach a minimum of 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semesters. Faculty Load would include courses such as: Acting I, Acting II, Acting III, Directing I, Directing II, Stagecraft & Lab, History of Musical Theatre, Theatre History, Period Styles of Performance, Production Procedures, and more.
  • A list of required application materials can be found at https://umobile.edu/about/employment and should be sent to: Dr. Alan Miller, University of Mobile, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL 36613-2842. Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to [email protected].
Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry

University of Mobile

The University of Mobile invites applications for a fulltime/tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry. The Department of Natural Sciences is located within the University of Mobile’s College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be energetic, dynamic, and possess strong interpersonal skills. Experience in the areas of General Chemistry I and II, Organic Chemistry I and II and Biochemistry is desirable. The faculty member will teach pertinent courses in the department, prepare course materials and assignments, advise students, engage in curriculum review and development, coordinate internships and assist with online delivery. An earned doctorate in Chemistry and higher education experience are preferred.

This position begins August 2019.

Application materials should be sent to Dr. Lonnie A. Burnett, University of Mobile, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL 36613-2842. Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to [email protected]. For a complete list of required application materials, visit:


The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered academic community providing liberal arts and professional programs to renew minds through intellectual and spiritual development for the fulfilling of one’s professional calling. The University is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is committed to excellence in academics through offerings at the undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education levels.

The University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees.




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Posted: 6/5/2019
Application Due: 7/3/2019
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