Assistant Professor of Theatre - Directing - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487

United States


Detailed Job Description

Supervise MFA Directing Program. Typically direct two mainstage productions per season. Possible directing opportunities at SummerTide, the department’s professional summer theatre in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Participation in recruitment, advising, committee work and service to the university will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (MFA or PhD), professional directing experience, and teaching at the college and/or university level. Candidates must demonstrate a clear commitment to multiple pedagogical and directorial approaches.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, directly addressing the needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Please send 3 current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials such as dvd/cd or portfolio to:

Seth Panitch, Search Committee Chair
University of Alabama, Dept. of Theatre and Dance
348 Stadium Drive
Box 870239, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239
(205) 348-3845 or FAX (205)348-9048,

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • theatre
  • directing
  • MFA
  • history
  • stage
  • management
  • direct
  • two
  • productions
  • season
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter