Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland, United States, 20715
Apr 27, 2017
Jun 01, 2017
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Personnel Status: PIN/Faculty
Department: Fine and Performing Arts
Open Date: April 12, 2017
Closing Date: May 31, 2017

Responsibilities: Teaches, advises, and mentors undergraduate students, consistently engaging in scholarship and/or professional creative work as well as offering university and community service; oversees the acting sequence; teaches acting and other courses in theatre studies including theatre appreciation, voice and diction, movement, children's theatre and advanced acting topics; directs one main stage production each academic year; supports recruitment efforts of new undergraduate students; participates in season planning, administrative, and other activities of the Department and College; maintains a commitment to effective undergraduate teaching, ongoing professional development, and active creative and/or scholarly work. This is a tenure track position.

Qualifications: Master's of Fine Arts or Ph.D. in Theatre Performance or a related field required. Minimum five (5) years of excellence in teaching, especially on the university level. Demonstrated evidence of strong interpersonal and organizational skills and an ability to collaborate with theatre and dance colleagues; evidence of artistic achievement in the academic and professional theatre, with specialization in acting and practical experience in directing and in theatre for young audiences; evidence of working with diverse populations, college preparedness, and learning styles; evidence of continuing creative and/or scholarly work; training in two or more of the following: physical theatre, movement, stage combat, voice and diction, and classic/styles; an ability to build interdisciplinary and community partnership.

APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified applicants should submit two copies of a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, portfolio, letter of interest and teaching philosophy, official transcript (s), along with a faculty application and at least three (3) letters of reference. Submissions without an application will not be considered. Email or mail all documents to:

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