The Theatre Department in the Fine Arts Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a full-time visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre to begin August 1, 2023. Applicants should have a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in acting, directing, or another closely related discipline. A minimum of three years of professional experience and teaching experience in acting and/or directing for the stage is preferred. We encourage applications from diverse candidates with a passion for teaching and mentoring our diverse student body.
The successful candidate will have the skills needed to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced acting and directing courses, including Acting 1 for majors and/or non-majors (general education), Directing for the Stage, Acting for the Camera, Introduction to Theatre Research, and a Career Skills/Audition Techniques lab. This position may include reassigned time to direct a mainstage production as part of the Pepperdine Theatre season and opportunities to participate in recruiting both locally and nationally.
Pepperdine University is a private Christian university overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. Faculty, staff and students partner to support Pepperdine’s Christian mission, as well as to engage Pepperdine's spiritual community. Successful candidates must have a commitment to the Christian Mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials by clicking [Apply on Website] at the top or bottom of this page or visit Seaver Faculty Employment Opportunities for additional information and a link to apply. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
For additional information, please contact:
Cathy Thomas-Grant (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Professor of Theatre
Pepperdine University, Seaver College
Fine Arts Division
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265