The College of Creative Arts at West Virginia University invites nominations and applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre in the School of Theatre & Dance.
Job Description: A full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, benefits-eligible position. The appointment may be renewed, at the Dean's discretion, on an annual basis. Primary duties include:
Teaching undergraduate acting and musical theatre courses
Audition preparation and showcase development with all performance area majors (BFAs in Acting and in Musical Theatre)
May include teaching courses in the history of musical theatre, audition techniques, directing and/or select topics within the School's MFA acting program
Direct one production for the School of Theatre & Dance season
Possible musical direction of productions with a proven record of experience
Assist in managing auditions for musical productions at WVU including co-productions with the School of Music and West Virginia Public Theatre.
Participation in curriculum development, recruitment and retention activities, academic advising and involvement in University/School committee activities and faculty governance is required of all faculty members in the School of Theatre & Dance.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.