● Applicants must possess an MFA, PhD, or MA with substantial
relevant experience in Theatre or a related field with
specialization in Playwriting or Dramaturgy, from an accredited
university at the time of appointment for this position, have
experience teaching playwriting and theatre literature classes, be
committed to rigor in teaching and research, and be willing to do
serve at the department, college and university level.
● Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate classes in
the areas of playwriting, theatre literature, script analysis, and
● Candidates must have demonstrated playwriting practice that leads
to creative activities such as original productions and
● Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and work
cooperatively with departmental colleagues and in an ethnically and
culturally diverse campus community.
● A stated desire to lead departmental efforts, to initiate
innovative practice, and to enrich student learning and
● Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience
in the area of playwriting.
● Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or
more of the following: applied theatre, devised theatre, directing,
and solo performance.
● Preference will be given to a candidate with expertise in one of
the following: LGBTQ theatre, Indigenous theatre, African American
theatre, or Asian American and Pacific Islander theatre.
● Preference will be given to a candidate with experience in
● Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated
intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research,
● Preference will be given to candidates with experience in
developing curriculum in their area[s] of expertise.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $6,751 - $7,167 per month
CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,405 - $11,994 per month
Click Apply Now to complete the CSUSM Online Employment Application
and attach the following documents:
● Cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred
● Curriculum vitae.
● Three professional references.
● One full-length script or two one-act scripts.
● Diversity statement.
Review of applications will begin November 30, 2022 and will remain
open until the position is filled.
Final review date is December 30, 2022. Applications will continue
to be accepted until this date, those received after December 30th
will only be considered if the position has not yet been
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have
experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a
demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for
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