POSITION: Full time, tenure track appointment in Theater -- Theater, Playwriting & Musical Theater Book Writing
RANK/SALARY: Assistant or Associate Professor appointment in Theater. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Theater department seeks an accomplished Teacher/Professional to teach Playwriting/Book Writing and mentor students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The candidate will be part of the George and Joy Abbott Musical Theater Program and the new MFA in Musical Theater Collaboration. Courses at the graduate level may include Playwriting, Adaptation, Lyrics/Book Seminar, Musical Theater Practicum, Teaching Playwriting, Docudrama and Dramaturgy. Undergraduate courses may include all of the above with additional courses as needed. Candidate will also contribute collegially to department life.
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated interest and commitment to teaching, MFA and BFA Degrees in Musical Theater with substantial professional experience in the field. Advanced professional training is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching at the university level. A successful candidate will be versed in a variety of styles/genre, with the ability to teach pre-professional candidates.
APPOINTMENT DATE: July 1, 2019
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begins Immediately and continues until position is filled. E-mail a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Fred Duer, Search Committee Chair,
c/o: Mrs. Florence Brown-Palmore,
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY-Rock Hall 105
1715 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8097. Fax 215-204-4060
Please be sure the file name for your application and CV s with your last name and includes the position name. For example: Smith.Temple.PW.App.pdf or Smith.Temple.PW.CV.pdf.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED.
Prepare to send the following additional materials if requested at a later date:
- 5 confidential letters of recommendation (on letterhead) directly from the referee
- 3 additional names of references with phone numbers and email addresses
- samples of course syllabi
- examples of published scholarly work or links to online performances
The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is part of the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, located in close proximity to the City’s historic cultural institutions, including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Walnut Street Theatre, Opera Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia Theatre Company and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts is part of a thriving arts community that provides myriad opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty and cultural partners. The Center is located on the University’s main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. Fall 2016 Theater enrollment included 320 students - 308 undergraduate and 22 graduate students in Musical Theater, Acting, Design, and Directing. The Theater Department is served by 18 full-time faculty and 15 affiliate faculty. The Department offers BA, BFA, MA, and MFA degrees.
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, WOMEN AND MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.