Assistant Professor 10 months, Directing/Acting

SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, New York
Oct 09, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Theater Department at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking an assistant professor (tenure track) in the area of Directing/Acting, to begin August 2020.

The appointee will teach three undergraduate courses per semester in directing, acting and other courses within the candidate’s are of expertise; direct one main stage production per year as a course release; engage in scholarly research and/or creative activity; advise students; and participate in department, college, and community service.

Required Qualifications:

M.F.A. or terminal degree; college-level teaching experience; ability to teach directing and various levels and styles of acting, (i.e. stage, screen, etc.); experience directing at the collegiate level and/or professionally.

Preferred Qualifications:

Substantial professional theater and/or tv and film experience; a record of commitment to diversity; experience teaching a diverse student body. Preference given to those with a secondary area of expertise such as (but not limited to) stage management, voice, movement, script analysis, musical theater, acting for the camera, improvisation, fight direction.

Qualified applicants may apply online at

Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to respect for diversity and individual differences.

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