Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor
East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, North Carolina
Internal Number: 55847
East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance seeks a collaborative, dynamic, student-centered faculty member for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Musical Theatre with a specialty in Acting.
Duties and responsibilities
· Teaching all levels of acting, from lecture based for non-majors to advanced acting for professional acting majors
· Mentoring students in the acting & musical theatre concentrations
· Working with musical theatre seniors on a capstone project
· Potential for directing opportunities
· Any additional duties as assigned by the Director
Contingent upon available funding.
Special Instructions To Application:
Candidates must apply online at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com and include a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Please include your website and or digital portfolio. In their cover letter, applicants are asked to address how their creative work/scholarship, teaching, and mentoring supports and strengthens ECU's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about that commitment, please visit https://oed.ecu.edu/resources/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/.
Additional materials may be required after initial screening.
Proper documentation of identity, employability, and official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, 2-3 letters of recommendation will be required. An automatic email will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the references section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letter of recommendation submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Information about the ECU School of Theatre and Dance can be found at www.ecu.edu/theatredance/.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
An MFA in Musical Theatre or related field is required.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 930533
Organizational Unit Overview:
The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a diverse faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.
The ECU School of Theatre and Dance is guided by the following core principles:
We strive to maintain a high standard of excellence in our classrooms, rehearsal halls and stage productions, celebrating the individual strengths, talents and dreams of our students while providing professional quality productions to Eastern North Carolina.
Through a nurturing yet demanding work environment, centered on adhering to performance industry standards, we seek to create graduates who are competitive in their chosen field and also fully prepared to transfer their skills to related fields.
We believe our student body, faculty, staff and the stories we tell, must reflect the vast diversity of our community and our world. We give students the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society.
The essence of making art is to take risks. We ask our students to challenge themselves and allow them the space to make both their successes and failures spectacular. We believe this is how new and innovative forms of creative expression are made.
We recognize and value the impact artists and arts education can have on a community. We encourage our students to be artists, as well as fully engaged citizens, who understand the responsibility and eagerly accept the opportunity to make an impact in their field, our community, and the global community.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.