Helmerich School of Drama at the University of Oklahoma seeks
applicants for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of
Performance. This vacancy was created through faculty
Required qualifications include: an MFA or equivalent
professional experience, experience teaching acting in multiple
styles and genres, and a significant professional profile in
theatre, film or television.
Preferred qualifications may include: Teaching experience
in other emphasis areas in drama, film and/or television;
experience directing plays, films, and/or television; experience
with solo or site-specific performance; related areas of special
interest; union membership, and professional affiliations.
The Helmerich School of Drama at the University of Oklahoma
prepares students for creative and meaningful professional careers
in a broad range of employment in professional theatre, dance,
opera, television, film, live entertainment, industrial, and theme
park venues. All the advantages of a liberal arts education
in a renowned national university are combined with intensive
conservatory-style training in BFA emphases in Performance,
Dramaturgy, Design (scenic, lighting, costume, and sound), and
Stage Management. The School is comprised of 26 full-time faculty
and staff and 152 majors. We produce 9 mainstage productions
each year in collaboration with the School of Musical Theatre, the
School of Dance, and the Opera Program in the School of Music and
4-6 Lab Theatre productions.
The School of Drama is committed to a policy of Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion in all classes and productions.
Successful candidates for this position are expected to demonstrate
cultural competence in their teaching, creative/research
activities, and service. The full DEI policy along with the
University’s Land Acknowledgment Statement may be viewed at
BIPOC+ applicants are strongly encouraged.
The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable
federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age,
religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in
any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes,
but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid,
housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health
care services that the University operates or provides.
Salary range $55-60K
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
position is filled.
To apply: Submit cover letter; CV; a statement of teaching
philosophy; a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement; contact
information for three references. All materials must be
uploaded to the following website: http://apply.interfolio.com/83025.
Applicants must submit an ONLINE application at www.jobs.ou.edu for the appropriate job
requisition number. Computers and personal assistance are available
at the Office of Human Resources, 905 Asp, Room 205, Norman, OK
73069. Include job requisition number on all correspondence.
Deadlines subject to change with or without notice. For further
information on this or other University of Oklahoma job
opportunities, please call (405) 325-1826 or access our website at
www.hr.ou.edu. The University
of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution (www.ou.edu/eoo)