The Department of Theatre at Michigan State University is currently establishing a pool of fixed term assistant professors, instructors & assistant instructors. These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as needed basis. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the program has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within the next academic year to begin as early as August 16, 2022.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Theatre and Dance. Theatre courses include: Acting, Design and Technology, Theatre Studies, and Special Topics in Theatre. Dance courses include: Improvisation, Dance Technique of various styles, Choreography, and Special Topics in Dance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
BA, MA, MFA or Ph.D. in theatre, dance or the arts or humanities.
Experience teaching at the college level.
Professional experience in the performing arts field.
Required Application Materials
Qualified applicants should submit a) a cover letter b) current curriculum vitae c) a summary of the candidate’s experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in past or planned research endeavors, experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how the candidate will advance our goals of inclusive excellence and d) the names and email addresses of 3 potential referees.
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Review of applications will begin 04/14/2022. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site http://careers.msu.edu. Posting # 769676.
For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Ryan Welsh, firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-355-6690. For more information about the Department of Theatre, go to theatre.msu.edu.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
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The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
The Department of Theatre has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups including the LGBTQIA community. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts & Letters’ distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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