Theatre History/Theatre Historiography, Tenure-Track Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

ID: 7074103
Posted: January 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

University Expectation
MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function
Middle Tennessee State University, Department of Theatre and Dance, invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#130160) in Theatre History/Theatre Historiography. Rank for the position is at the assistant/associate professor level. Start date for the position is August 1, 2021. Position contingent upon funding.

Primary responsibility includes instruction of coursework in theatre history/historiography. Other responsibilities include teaching courses including Introduction to Theatre and other departmental courses as needed. The ability to instruct content such as world theatre, ethnicity and/or race in theatre, African-American theatre history, theatre for social change, dramaturgy, and other specialties is desired. Position requires ability to teach introductory and advanced level classes, advising and mentoring of undergraduate students, and leadership within a large liberal arts training program of approximately 140 undergraduate majors. Directing one or more shows in the co-curricular season may be possible. Ongoing professional creative activity and/or scholarship is expected.

Please visit to learn more about our department and the College of Liberal Arts.

Required Education
Terminal degree in Theatre by appointment date.

Documents Needed to Apply
In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a Cover Letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline) at the time of online application submittal.


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