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.
Required Qualifications: At the time of appointment, the successful candidate will have:
1-3 years teaching experience at the college/university level
MA/MM/MS in Theatre, Music, or related arts discipline
Professional musical theatre acting and/or directing experience required
Enjoy working collaboratively and collegially in a fast-paced educational environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a dedication to teaching
Review of applications will begin March 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.... Read More