Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position with expertise in Acting and Directing for the Theatre
Arts Program. The start date for this position will be August 2022.
Nebraska Wesleyan University is a private university with a commitment to
liberal arts and has over 2000 undergraduates located in the capital city of
This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. NWU offers a competitive wage
and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Dental, and Vision
Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, Retirement, and 100% tuition
discount for dependents after one year of service among other benefits.
This faculty member will play an important role in coordinating and shaping
NWU Theatre's BFA degree programs. Primary responsibilities in this position
include teaching acting, movement, and directing classes, including
supervision of student directing projects. Commitment to teaching in NWU's
innovative Archway Curriculum is also anticipated. Depending on the
applicant's qualifications and areas of specialization, other duties may
include stage direction of productions for Nebraska Wesleyan University's
theatre season, as well as teaching other theatre classes such as script
analysis, musical theatre, voice, acting for the camera, voiceover acting,
and/or playwriting. A strong commitment to participate in prospective student
recruitment, academic advising, and community outreach is essential.
Terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in Theatre.
Five or more years of professional acting and directing experience.
Previous teaching experience preferred.
Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty, directors and
Ability to maintain a strong, positive, professional approach to theatre
Final rank upon hire will be determined by the Provost commensurate with
experience and education.
Commitment to Diversity
Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission and we
embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate
how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a
diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials.
Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment
opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation
without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity
and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability,
marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state
and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the
ADA. E-Verify, EOE
How to Apply
To apply, please upload or provide a letter of application, resume or CV, link
to online portfolio, diversity statement, and the names of three professional
references at the following URL:
https: // nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/(link is external). Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.