Assistant Professor of Theatre (Generalist)

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Department of Theatre at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in theatre at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2021.

Responsibilities

Primary teaching responsibilities include beginning and advanced levels of Acting courses within the BA and BSEd degree tracks, with a preferred expertise in African American Theatre History & Performance. Based on the candidate’s resume, other potential teaching assignments include: Musical Theatre Performance, Acting for the Camera, Audition Preparation, and Voice & Movement. Other duties include participating in shared departmental administrative tasks, such as recruitment and academic advising; maintaining a record of excellence in teaching and creative endeavor; and providing ongoing service appropriate within the Department, College, and University.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications include a MFA or PhD in Theatre, a proven track record of successful teaching in the area of undergraduate theatre, strong communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative department. A successful candidate will be an experienced teacher, mentor, collaborator, and is expected to be an advocate for the liberal arts curriculum in the Bachelor of Arts area of study. Demonstrated success of innovative, inclusive, and interdisciplinary teaching and/or artistry is strongly desired, as is evidence of creative work with culturally diverse and LGBTQ+ populations.

Required Documents to Attach

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)
  • Three references with emails and current telephone numbers


All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to hr@columbusstate.edu.

Conditions of Employment

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Please Note: Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.

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