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Assistant Professor - Performance & Musical Theatre (Tenure Track)

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Commensurate, beginning at $55,000
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in performance and musical theatre at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2023. The primary responsibilities of this position are teaching introductory, advanced, and general education courses in performance and musical theatre and typically directing one production each semester. Service and creative activity/research are expected.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both performance and musical theatre who can teach a range of performance and musical theatre courses; direct plays, musicals, and theatre for young audiences; advise students; supervise senior performance showcases. This position will assist with the overall operation of the production season by coordinating front of house needs. A person in this position will have the opportunity for summer teaching or directing. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusive excellence and an ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Applications accepted until position filled; first review begins January 13, 2023. Visit to learn more about UW- La Crosse Theatre. UW-La Crosse is anAA/EEO employer. Employment requires a criminal background check.


The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.

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