This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the
provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes
the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre
Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Nine month
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
College of Arts & Media
Dept of Theatre and Musical Theatre
Refer Applicants To
The Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2297
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Sam Houston State University ( SHSU ) Visiting Assistant
Professor-Department of Theatre & Musical Theatre seeks a
theatre instructor to teach Directing and Acting courses. The
ability to teach Stage Management is desirable. The successful
candidate will teach up to 12 credit hours per semester, including
but not limited to directing, acting, and possibly stage
management. In addition, the successful candidate will direct one
production for the department in the academic year.
Educational Requirements for the Position
MFA ; Terminal degree required.
Experience Required for the Position
MFA in Directing or Acting with documented skills as a theatre
artist/teacher in both areas of artistic practice (acting and
directing). Professional directing, acting, and musical theatre
experience are preferred. Candidates with a successful track record
of teaching at the college or university level will be considered
first. Experience and training in musical theatre are
Other Requirements for the Position
Essential to this position is the ability to work collaboratively
as a team member in rehearsals and productions. Demonstrated
ability to work with individuals from various communities and
cultures. Service integral to position and participation in
departmental activities is required.
Special Instructions Summary
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Open Until Filled
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free
Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status,
citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran
status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender
identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at
will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional
terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require
background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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