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Instructors of Theatre and Dance

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Department of Theatre & Dance

Instructors of Theatre and Dance

Ball State University

The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for part-time semester instructors in theatre and dance with possible starting dates for fall semester 2021.

Teaching responsibilities may include: Introduction to Theatre, Introduction to Dance, Acting I, Stagecraft, Introduction to Singing Actor, Introduction to Ballet I, Introduction to Modern I, Design Awareness, and Introduction to Jazz, among others.

Successful candidates will be committed to teaching a variety of courses in a collaborative teaching environment within a rigorous training program. Additional opportunities may exist as an artist within our production season. All faculty in the College of Fine Arts are expected to be productive scholars, or as appropriate to the position, artists, and to engage in public service activities as well as teaching and scholarship or artistic and creative endeavors.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or Dance from an accredited institution completed by the date of employment. Significant professional experience within chosen discipline.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Theatre or Dance from an accredited institution completed by date of employment. At least one year of university or college teaching experience.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through September 20, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...