11 May 2017

Full-Time Job Lecturer in Theatre

Washburn University (Job Poster) – Topeka, Kansas, United States

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Job Description

Washburn University’s Department of Theatre invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Theatre with an emphasis in acting, directing and performance beginning August, 2017. This is a 9-month full-time position, renewable contingent on need for services and available funding.

Required Qualifications:
• MFA in Acting, Directing or Performance, or Ph.D. in Theatre or related field; ABD applicants will be considered.
• Experience teaching Acting at the University level.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience directing theatre productions at the university or professional level.
• Experience with Design/Tech, Dramaturgy, Stage Management or Dance.

• Teaching load may include acting, directing, introductory theatre classes and other undergraduate courses consistent with the candidate’s training and interests.
• One or two productions each year as director, designer, or faculty advisor to student productions. Assignment based on skills and interests. Typically one course release per production.
• Engage in service activities in the department, university, and profession.

The successful candidate must be a collaborative educator and artist with expertise in a variety of performance styles, pedagogies and practices. A commitment to diversity, programmatic innovation, and collaborative interactions between faculty, staff and students across the University is essential.

Application Procedures:
Application review will begin June 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, vita (including name/mailing and email addresses/phone numbers of three professional references), statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of transcripts to Linda Smith, Washburn University, 1700 College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621 or linda.smith3@washburn.edu (use theatre in the subject line and do not send additional materials until requested). Electronic or print application materials will be accepted. For questions contact: sharon.sullivan@washburn.edu. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire and to submit official transcripts. Washburn University is an Equal Opportunity employer. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.



• Job Title: Lecturer in Theatre
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Washburn University
• website: www.washburn.edu/index.html
• Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: artist, arts education, teaching, teaching artist, and theatre. Location: Kansas.


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