Tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Stage Direction - University of Iowa in Iowa City Iowa

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University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa 52242

United States


Detailed Job Description

The University of Iowa Theatre Arts Department seeks a full time tenure track assistant or associate professor in Stage Direction. Responsibilities include teach four courses per year in stage direction and dramatic literature. Primary responsibilities include participation in a six semester pre-professional curriculum for the MFA directing program; teaching beginning and intermediate direction for the BA degree; directing and coaching departmental productions; mentoring and advising students; recruiting, and participating in departmental and university service responsibilities. Regular professional creative work and/or research/publication is expected.
Required qualifications are: MFA, PhD, or equivalent professional experience; a strong and active record of directing stage performances, preferably including LORT experience; experience directing and teaching courses in African American or Latino/a theatre; experience in outreach and community engagement activities; and a minimum of three years of university level teaching experience beyond the TA level. The successful candidate will demonstrate training and experience in a specific specialization such as Viewpoints, Grotowski or Boal technique, Shakespeare, etc.
Applications must be made online. To apply for this position go to http://jobs.uiowa.edu and refer to requisition # 60069. A statement of teaching and artistic interests and methods, and contact information for three references will need to be attached during the online application process. Review of applications will begin January 7, 2012 and continue until filled. The Theatre Arts Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Iowa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Stage Direction
  • Dramatic Literature
  • Theatre Arts
  • Directing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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