Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Dramaturgy (University Campus) - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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Detailed Job Description


School of Arts and Sciences

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. A leading provider of higher education to the military and a leader in online higher education, Saint Leo enrolls more than 16,000 students at the traditional University Campus (main campus), through the Center for Online Learning and at 20 regional centers in seven states.

The Department of English, Fine Arts, and Humanities is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to teach Dramaturgy courses at our main campus in Saint Leo, Florida.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Instructor/Assistant/Associate rank.

Exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate level.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; and official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university).

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:
• Teach 6 classes on-ground, undergraduate classes per academic year;

• Design, manage, and direct one theatrical performance per semester;

• Advise students;

• Engage in curriculum development;

• Support recruiting efforts;

• Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);

• Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;

• Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and

• Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

The faculty member must:

• Have an M.F.A. or Ph.D. in field or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Dramaturgy courses per accreditation guidelines (minimum of 18 hours of graduate study in the discipline);

• Have experience staging performances in found space;

• Have experience with constructing sets and designing costumes;

• Have experience in promoting performances;

• Be available for local and regional travel; and

• Demonstrate excellence in the classroom.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates possessing a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach Dramaturgy may be considered at the instructor level.

Preferred Qualifications:

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

A candidate possessing a master’s degree with 18 graduate study hours in the discipline and demonstrated teaching with appropriate years of experience in higher education may be considered at the Instructor level.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Theatre
  • Religion & Theology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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