Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

Milligan University
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Arts & Humanities at Milligan University invites applications for the full-time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre.  This position also leads the undergraduate program in Musical Theatre.  This is a nine-month faculty position (paid over 12 months) with an anticipated start in August 2021.


Primary teaching responsibilities will include applied voice, musical theatre history and repertory, and direction or assistant direction of productions.  Other teaching duties may include core music curriculum classes, coaching an a capella vocal ensemble, vocal diction, and summer arts camp.  Additional responsibilities will include recruiting high-quality students locally and regionally, establishing mutually beneficial relationships with school and community theatre programs, maintaining a successful performing career on-and-off campus, and exhibiting a collegial spirit in collaborating with music and theatre faculty to produce department-wide concerts and theatrical productions that advance the mission of the University.  A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential.


Qualifications: By the time of the appointment, the candidate must hold an MM, MFA, DMA, or Ph.D. with a specialization in Musical Theatre.  Successful candidates should (1) have professional performing experience in musical theatre, (2) have extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertory and the professional theatre world, (3) demonstrate successful teaching experience in classical voice and in coaching and directing musical theatre, and (4) demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the University’s mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the University’s goals.  Musical proficiency at the keyboard is preferred.


Application Process:  Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a written response to the University’s mission statement, and a link to a video of a sample performance (please avoid submitting actual video files) to . Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit for information about the University and its mission statement.

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