Theatre Arts - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19007631)
MUSICAL THEATRE LECTURER:
The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-track, three-year renewable position, beginning August 2020, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have considerable experience in musical theatre performance with an expertise in vocal-coaching large- and small-scale musicals, and experience in teaching college-level musical theatre. This position will provide instruction, coaching, and support for the performance, academic, and production programs. The ability to serve as a musical director as well as the ability to teach introductory non-musical acting courses is highly desirable. Lecturers are expected to attend faculty meetings, serve on committees, interact with the off-campus community, and participate fully in the administrative duties of the Theatre Arts Department.
Qualifications: An MFA is preferred. BFA or BA will be considered with significant professional and teaching experience; evidence of at least one year of successful college teaching experience; demonstrated professional-level artistry in field of musical theatre. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references.
Please direct any questions to Musical Theatre Lecturer Search Committee Contact: Joshua Oliver Department of Theatre Arts Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1st, 2019.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/ Disabled.
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Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19007631
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.