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Assistant Professor in Professional Practice, Theatre & Dance

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy that references the College’s mission statement (https://www2.naz.edu/about/mission-and-vision/), and a video link/sample of a performance in, and if applicable, a video sample of direction/choreography for a musical theatre production (please avoid submitting actual video files) to Search Committee Chair, Heather Roffe: hroffe4@naz.edu Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor in Professional Practice, Theatre & Dance
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Benefits Summary
Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Theatre & Dance Department invites applications for a full-time, assistant professor in professional practice to expand a thriving undergraduate program in Musical Theatre, position starting August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have a record of professional performing experience in musical theatre as well as extensive knowledge of musical theatre dance, repertory and the professional theatre world. Candidates should also demonstrate successful teaching experience in musical theatre dance, musical theatre performance, as well as directing and choreographing for musical theatre.

Primary teaching responsibilities will include direction and choreography of productions, teaching musical theatre dance styles, audition coaching, history and repertory. Teaching duties may also include other forms of dance specialty (i.e. Jazz, Ballet, Modern, African, Social/Ballroom, Tap, etc.), and student showcases. Additional responsibilities will include recruiting high-quality students locally and regionally, establishing connections with industry professionals, maintaining a successful performing or producing career on and off campus, and exhibiting a collegial spirit in collaborating with music, dance and theatre faculty to produce inter-departmental productions that advance the mission of the college.

Required Education

We will give preference to applicants with a terminal degree, with a
specialization in Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts, or Dance, and experience teaching in a higher education institution. We will consider applicants with at least a bachelors degree and significant professional performance experience, who have also taught in a college setting. A commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the College mission, of teaching the whole student, by integrating performance skills with a liberal arts grounding.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/08/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions for this Posting

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy that references the College’s mission statement (https://www2.naz.edu/about/mission-and-vision/), and a video link/sample of a performance in, and if applicable, a video sample of direction/choreography for a musical theatre production (please avoid submitting actual video files) to Search Committee Chair, Heather Roffe: hroffe4@naz.edu

Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other
Optional Documents