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Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/18/23

Job Description

Department: Dept of Theatre and Musical Theatre

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition number: 202300062F

Usual duties:

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Visiting Assistant Professor-Department of Theatre & Musical Theatre seeks a theatre instructor to teach Directing and Acting courses. The ability to teach Stage Management is desirable. The successful candidate will teach up to 12 credit hours per semester, including but not limited to directing, acting, and possibly stage management. In addition, the successful candidate will direct one production for the department in the academic year.

Degree Requirements:

MFA; Terminal degree required.

Experience Requirements:

MFA in Directing or Acting with documented skills as a theatre artist/teacher in both areas of artistic practice (acting and directing). Professional directing, acting, and musical theatre experience are preferred. Candidates with a successful track record of teaching at the college or university level will be considered first. Experience and training in musical theatre are desirable.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Essential to this position is the ability to work collaboratively as a team member in rehearsals and productions. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from various communities and cultures. Service integral to position and participation in departmental activities is required.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...