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Assistant/Associate Professor -Theater: Playwriting/Musical Theater Book Writing

Employer
Temple University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 1, 2021

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

SCHOOL OF THEATER, FILM, AND MEDIA ARTS

NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY

Assistant or Associate Professor appointment in Theater:  Playwriting & Musical Theater Book Writing

 

POSITION:                               Theater, Playwriting & Musical Theater Book Writing.  Full time, tenure track                                                               appointment in Theater

 

RANK/SALARY:                       Assistant or Associate Professor appointment.  Salary commensurate with                                                                 qualifications and experience

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:               The Theater department seeks an accomplished Teacher/Professional to teach

Playwriting/Book Writing and mentor graduate and undergraduate students. The appointment will be part of the Abbott MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration and the Graduate Playwriting program.  Graduate courses may include Playwriting, Adaptation, Lyrics/Book Seminar, Musical Theater Practicum, Teaching Playwriting, Docudrama and Dramaturgy.  Undergraduate courses may be any of the above with additional courses as needed.  Candidate will also contribute collegially to department life.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                  Demonstrated interest and commitment to teaching in MFA, BFA and BA Degree programs in Theater Studies, Musical Theater and Playwriting. Substantial professional experience in the field.  Advanced professional training and minimum of 3 years of successful teaching at the university level is preferred. A successful candidate will be versed in a variety of styles/genres, with the ability to teach pre-professional candidates.

 

APPOINTMENT DATE:            July 1, 2022

 

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

 

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:    E-mail a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vitae to

Fred Duer, Search Committee Chair

                                                  c/o: Beth Bolton

                                                  Email: bbolton@temple.edu

 

Please be sure the file name for your application and CV begins with your last name and includes the position name.   For example: Smith.Temple.PW.App.pdf or Smith.Temple.PW.CV.pdf.

 

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED.

Prepare to send the following additional materials if requested at a later date:

  • 5 confidential letters of recommendation (on letterhead) directly from the referee
  • 3 additional names of references with phone numbers and email addresses
  • samples of course syllabi
  • examples of published work or links to online performances

 

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

 

The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is part of the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts at Temple University and is located on the University’s Main Campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. The university is positioned close to the City’s historic cultural institutions, including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Walnut Street Theatre, Opera Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia Theatre Company and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Center is part of a thriving arts community that provides myriad opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty and cultural partners. Fall 2021 Theater enrollment includes 300 undergraduate and 12 graduate students in Playwriting, Musical Theater Collaboration, Design, and Directing. The Theater Department offers BA, BFA, MA, and MFA degrees and is served by 19 full-time faculty and 15 affiliate faculty.

 

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

WOMEN AND MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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