Teaching Assistant Professor of Theatre Education

Job description

Job Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor of Theatre Education

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH School of Theatre and Dance

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Teaching Assistant Professor

Working Title :

Teaching Assistant Professor

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a diverse faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.

Job Duties :

This is a one year, fixed-term position for our well-established BFA program in Theatre Arts Education. Responsibilities will include: Teaching theatre education and theatre for youth classes, such as Creative Dramatics, as well as Introduction to Acting I and Introduction to Theatre; mentoring student interns and supervising them on-site in NC public schools; directing fully mounted Theatre for Young Audiences show; and teaching other classes in candidate’s area of specialization and/or as assigned.

East Carolina University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

This position is contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

To be considered for this position, applicants must have a Masters in Theatre Education and currently hold, or be eligible to hold, a NC Licensure in Theatre Arts Education upon the date of employment. Other requirements include: experience with edTPA and teaching in K-12 public schools; directing and touring credentials in Theatre for Young Audiences; and a record of Community Engagement projects and outreach.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must complete a candidate profile online via www.jobs.ecu.edu

In addition, applicant must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.
-Resume/Curriculum vitae
-List of at least 3 references with contact information
-Cover letter/Letter of interest

Three letters of recommendation are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic email will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the “references” section of the People Admin applicant tracking system. Letters of recommendation submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Original, official transcripts will also be required.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


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Rank Level:

Not Applicable

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time