Assistant Professor/Tenure Track

Northern Michigan University

United States

February 18, 2022


Assistant Professor/Tenure Track

Apply now Job no: 493707 Work type: Faculty and Librarians Location: Marquette, MI 49855 Categories: Faculty-College of Arts and Sciences

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Theatre & Dance Term of Assignment: tenure track Term End Date, If Applicable: FLSA Status: Exempt = not eligible for overtime Work Schedule: Salary: Competitive Travel: Less than 10% Brief Statement of Duties Brief Statement of Duties: Teach a wide range of courses in the BFA including; Acting, levels 100 through 400 (classical period styles to advanced modern techniques), and Stage Voice/Movement, levels 100 through 300. Other possible teaching assignments may include classes in; musical theatre, audition techniques, directing, script analysis, entertainment careers and/or select topics within the department's BA acting program. Direct 1-2 productions for the Department of Theatre & Dance per academic year. Assist in recruitment of students for the BFA Acting, BFA Musical Theatre, and BA in Theatre programs. Other responsibilities in the BFA in Acting area include; advising students in the program, curriculum coordination, jury coordination, direction of the senior showcase, class content creation within the program, and cross discipline coordination other programs within the Theatre and Dance major. This is a campus-based position. Minimum Qualifications Required Education: MFA Discipline / Degree Area: Acting Performance Required Specialized Training/Certifications: MFA in Performance or (BA/BFA) with at least (5) years of significant and nationally recognized professional experience deemed equivalent to an advanced degree. Required Minimum Work Experience: 1-3 years teaching experience at the college/university level or professional equivalent. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Enjoy working collaboratively and collegially in a fast-paced educational environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a dedication to teaching. Strong commitment towards equity, diversity, and inclusion as it relates to casting, production, and classroom experiences. Additional Desirable Qualifications Additional Desirable Qualifications: Ability to teach and/or choreograph Stage Combat is very desirable Affiliations with AEA, SAG-AFTRA and/or SDC unions are strongly desirable. Professional acting and/or directing experience at the Regional and/or Broadway level strongly desired. Other Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts. Contact Information: Paul Truckey - Chair, Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Jan 04 2022 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Feb 18 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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