Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre - Musical Theatre
Location: Rochester, Michigan
Internal Number: 27560
Job Description Summary:
The Department of Theatre invites artist/educators for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre—Musical Theatre position beginning August 15, 2023 through August 14, 2024. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in musical theatre BFA curriculum such as Acting the Song, Musical Theatre Workshop, Professional Practices ; serve as Director on departmental productions; vocal coaching; advising students and helping graduating students transition to the professional world. Experience in other areas such as stage direction, choreography are a plus. Successful candidates will be dedicated to teaching students in a BFA setting and to positive collaboration with fellow artists, possess a thorough knowledge of current vocal trends and musical theatre repertoire, have university teaching experience and have a record of at least 5 years of professional performance/musical directing work.
Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
MFA in Theatre (acting/directing or musical theatre) or comparable degree plus professional experience; or a master's degree or BFA with extensive professional experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To apply, go to https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/27560andupload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and a diversity statement. The diversity statement describes candidate's interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism or research. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Lynnae Lehfeldt, Chair, Musical Theatre Search Committee: email@example.com.
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.