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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50614 Document ID: AA354-2IR5 Posted on: 2017-01-2801/28/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time Service Schedule:Academic Year

Position Description:

University of Northern Iowa's Department of Theatre seeks a dynamic teacher and artist with ongoing professional directing activity to direct theatre productions and teach in the areas of Directing, Script Analysis, and Dramatic Literature. This is a tenure-track faculty position based on 10-month appointment with typical directing load of one production per year; each directing assignment is accompanied by a course release. Theatre UNI produces 4-5 plays annually in three performance venues. The department offers emphases in performance, design and production, and theatre for youth. All emphases yield a Liberal Arts BA. Faculty members participate fully in department and college activities, including serving on committees and advising students. Opportunities for development of specialized coursework that aligns with the applicant's creative work, scholarship, or research, are present.

Education Requirements:

PhD in Theatre or Drama required.

Required Qualifications:

Professional and academic directing credits and at least two years of successful teaching at the university level are required. Qualified applicants will have strong communication skills and demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching, directing, mentoring students, and collaborating in the production of various theatre genres, including musical theatre.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preferred areas of achievement or teaching experience include theatre history, playwriting, or non-western theatre.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents:Curriculum Vita
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Examples of Creative Work

Professional References:

Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Number of References: 3 Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

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Contact Information:

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:Leonard Curtis - Leonard.Curtis@uni.edu
Communication Arts Center 254
Phone: 319-273-7254
Department URL: http://www.uni.edu/theatre

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