Assistant Professor of Dramatic and Theatre Arts
Park University - Parkville, MO

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Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dramatic and Theatre Arts generalist beginning August 1, 2014, to coordinate the theatre program and teach a broad range of undergraduate courses. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to teach a variety of courses from the following areas: Appreciation, Introduction to Theatre, Oral Communication, Principles of Acting, Principles of Theatrical Design, Acting, Directing, Creative Drama, Play Production, Voice and Speech, Theatre Practicum, and History and Literature of Theatre.

Required Qualifications
Qualifications: Terminal degree (either the MFA or Ph.D.) in hand at the time of application; substantial classroom teaching experience (minimum of three years of collegiate teaching); a record of scholarship and university service with a strong commitment to the liberal arts classroom.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include formal preparation and classroom experience and a varied record of directing plays and performance ensembles. The successful candidate will be a generalist with a primary interest in undergraduate teaching.

About Park University
Founded in 1875, Park University is a private, liberal arts university. Park’s flagship campus is located in the Kansas City suburb of Parkville, Missouri, on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River. The University serves more than 25,000 students annually from its flagship campus and 40 campus centers, and via online courses. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employees and dependents.

Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Qualified applicants must upload a cover letter, vita, transcripts and a list of 3-5 professional references. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter.

Preferences will be given to applications received by January 1, 2014.

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