Texas Tech University Assistant Professor of Theatre in Directing in Lubbock, Texas

Position Description

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

Primary responsibilities are teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in directing for the stage. A secondary teaching emphasis in an area such as acting would be advantageous, as would certification in a movement methodology and/or stage combat and membership in SDC. The successful candidate will direct in the school's production season.

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching ability and a record of successful creative endeavors and/or research activities. A desire to promote a diverse student population and community engagement; an ability to work collegially with faculty, staff, and students; and a willingness to fill leadership roles in school, college, and university activities and professional associations are vital. Pursuit of external grants in support of research or creative activity, when appropriate and available in the faculty member's field, is encouraged. The candidate should have two years of college or university teaching beyond the graduate level.

Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications: terminal degree in theatre required (MFA, PhD, or DFA) with a degree in directing preferred; and professional directing experience is required.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Assistant Professor of Theatre in Directing

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech University

Campus: Texas Tech University

Department: Department of Theatre and Dance

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Required Attachments: Professional/Personal References Resume / CV Teaching Philosophy

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Basis: Monthly

Salary Grade: 800

Travel Required: None

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 8924BR