Assistant Professor – Theatre

Marshall University Theatre & Dance Department

Salary Range:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Banner Position Number 000031

Job Description
Marshall University’s School of Theatre invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in August, 15, 2019. This is a Movement/Acting position with a full time, nine-month appointment. The successful candidate will have substantial experience as an acting teacher as well as in teaching a range of movement-based techniques which may include, but are not limited to mask technique, Qualities of Movement (Chekhov), stage combat, musical theatre, Alexander Technique, Viewpoints, Laban, Biomechanics, Lecoq, etc… Candidates given strongest consideration will have evidence of a national reputation in the field or evidence of potential for national recognition as well as an awareness of current and emerging trends in the acting profession. Responsibilities include teaching and advising BFA and BA theatre majors and minors, directing season productions, participating in faculty governance and service to the school, college, and university.

MFA or equivalent terminal degree in acting or performance areas; professional experience; professional affiliation; evidence of successful teaching in a university setting; and evidence of professional creative works.

Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description.

Apply Online at: https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/11782

Date posted:   December 11, 2018 and remain open until filled.

About Marshall University

Marshall University is located on a beautiful campus in West Virginia’s second largest city, Huntington. The nearby surrounding mountains and rivers offer four seasons of outdoor activities while the Huntington area offers numerous festivals along with an extensive array of arts and entertainment. Huntington’s downtown is enjoying a renaissance with the Pullman Square shopping center, the 16 screen Marquee cinemas, a large variety of new restaurants, Marshall University School of Art and Design’s new Visual Arts Center and The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine