Limited Term Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

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Academic Home Department: Theatre and Performance Studies Posting Job Title: Limited Term Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Recruitment Type: Limited Term Position Details

Rank- Title: Limited Term Assistant Professor Area of Specialty - Discipline: Musical Theatre Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Position Status: Tenure Track Status: Terms of Employment: 9-month Contract Type: Limited Term (Full-time) Date Position Available: 08/12/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, located in the greater metropolitan Atlanta area, invites applications for a Limited Term Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre position with a specialty in piano accompanying. Candidate must be a proficient musical theatre accompanist and sight-reader. Primary duties will include accompanying musical theatre classes, rehearsals, auditions, lessons, audition coachings, and special events. Secondary duties may include vocal coaching, music technology projects (recording accompaniment tracks), keyboard programming, musical theatre composition and arranging, and repertoire coaching. Opportunities may arise to teach courses in musicianship, repertoire, and musical theatre history and literature, if the candidate demonstrates skills in these areas. Service requirements may include recruitment, organization of special events in musical theatre, committee service work, curriculum planning, and additional collaboration with faculty.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Masters in Music or Theatre, or its foreign equivalent, or equivalent professional experience with emphasis in piano, accompanying, and/or musical theatre music direction.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 07/07/2019 Questions About Position Opening:

Prof. Rebecca Makus
interim Chair
email: [email protected]
phone: 470-578-3123

Additional Information for Applicants

The Department of Theatre & Performance Studies is committed to fostering a culturally inclusive environment. All our faculty are expected to excel at teaching and mentoring students that are broadly diverse with regard to age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, political ideology, and/or veteran status.
In your application materials, please describe how you would seek to contribute to a culturally diverse community as an artist, scholar, and teacher. Please include a link to portfolio materials that demonstrate your skill as a musical theatre accompanist and include a teaching philosophy that addresses the scholar-artist model.

Application Instructions

Application deadline was extended to 07/07/2019.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000177 USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 43346 Departmental/College Overview:

Our distinctive undergraduate BA theatre and performance studies program, led by our accomplished faculty and staff, is designed to explore the rich variety of theatrical forms, while encouraging the development of theatre artists who care deeply about the world they inhabit. Our majors can explore a wide range of study that includes theatrical production, musical theatre, acting, storytelling, performance of literature, performance art, the development of new work, and the performance of self in everyday life.

Central to our mission is the cultivation of students as scholar-artists who embrace the marriage of research, analysis, and the creation of socially relevant theatre and performance. We provide multiple opportunities for our students to create, witness, and critique performances ranging from dramatic scripts and musical theatre to literary and folk traditions, original ethnographic field research, and contemporary movement.

Our location in the metro Atlanta area ensures dynamic partnerships with professional theatre and performance organizations that offer real-world experiences for our students. Inherent within our program is an ardent commitment to local and global learning opportunities that promote engaged citizenship. Our faculty and staff are deeply engaged as active artists, and maintain close relationships with professional organizations in the region. The explosion of television and film production in metro Atlanta creates unique opportunities for our graduates to pursue careers here.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Media Presentation (Web Link Only)
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    Posted: 6/22/2019
    Application Due: 7/15/2019
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