20 Mar 2018

Contract Job Assistant Teaching Professor

University of Missouri- Theatre (Job Poster)Columbia, Missouri, United States

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University of Missouri- Theatre

Job Description

The University of Missouri, Columbia is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor, Non Tenure-Track, to teach and direct musical theatre courses and productions for the Department of Theatre with additional duties in the School of Music. Applicants must have an MFA or a PhD in Theatre.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Direct Theatre Department musical  productions;managing direct the Larry Clark Summer Repertory Theatre, including collaborating with the design and production team; teach musical theatre performance courses; coaching singers in a diverse array of musical theatre styles (pop, belt, classic, rock, et al.); teach foundational music skills to young/pre-professional singers in Music classes designed for Theatre students; teach acting courses for Music students; coordinate with Music Dept. faculty for music students(collaborative pianists, vocalists, instrumentalists) to work on Theatre Dept. productions. Experience with stage movement and choreography is desirable. Applicants also must provide evidence of skills in actively recruiting and supporting a diverse and inclusive collaborative creative environment reflecting the University’s diverse student population.

This 12-month position begins September 1, 2018. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Please apply on line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job Opening ID 25938). Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, evidence of teaching musical theatre courses, evidence of directing musical theatre productions, a teaching theatre/music arts philosophy statement, a statement about service and outreach, and reference name and contact information of at least three professionals to speak directly about the candidate’s artistic work.

Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee (carverh@missouri.edu) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process. All applications received before or on March 20 will be considered.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
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• Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
• Job Type: Contract Job
• Employer: University of Missouri- Theatre
• website: theatre.missouri.edu
• Location: Columbia, Missouri, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, music, teaching, theatre, and university. Location: Missouri.