Visiting Faculty - Music, Theatre, and Dance (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
Job no: 493395
Work type: FAC - Visiting Faculty - 1st Year - Academic Year
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Summary: The Theatre program in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a Visiting Faculty position to begin August 2020. This is a non-tenure track one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for up to 3 years.
Required Qualifications and Education:
- Candidates will hold a Masters degree or terminal degree in theatre. ABD acceptable.
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
- MFA in Directing or Acting. Specialization in directing, stage voice, and stage movement, and experience with musical theatre preferred
Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
- Duties include teaching a 12 credit/12credit load that may include directing mainstage productions. Courses to be taught include acting (all levels) and other performance classes, introduction to theatre, and other classes within the theatre curriculum. Possibilities exist to teach courses in candidate's specialty areas, and to direct/teach in the University’s professional-level Shakespeare Festival.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Department/Division: The Theatre Major at Grand Valley State University is part of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance and has 50+ majors and 30+ minors.
Campus: Allendale Campus
How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. You may add additional contact information here.
Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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