Lecturer (100% FTE) (Musical Theater Dance)
Department of Theater
Position: Lecturer (full-time, non-tenure-track)
in Musical Theater Dance. Department of Theater, SIU Carbondale.
Rank: Lecturer, non-tenure-track
Qualifications: M.F.A. in dance or equivalent professional
experience as a music theater dancer or choreographer; strong technical skills
in tap, ballet, and jazz dance and a strong knowledge of musical theater dance
styles, history and repertory; experience as a musical theater choreographer
and/or dance captain.
Duties: Teaching courses in intermediate and advanced level music theater
dance, choreographing or assisting choreographers on seasonal musicals, and
depending on qualifications, teaching movement for actors and directing seasonal
The Department: The Department of Theater, a division of the College of
Liberal Arts, offers a B.A. Degree, a B.F.A. Degree in Musical Theatre jointly
taught with the School of Music, and M.F.A. Degree in theater with
specializations in the areas of Directing, Playwriting, Design, and Production.
Doctoral studies in theater are sponsored through the Department of
Communication Studies. The Department of Theater has an active production
program in cooperation with the School of Music, and a staff of nine faculty and
two professional staff. Student enrollment approximates 100. SIU Carbondale is
classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as RU/H:
Research Universities (high research activity). SIU Carbondale is a public
institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000.
Effective Date: August 16, 2013: 9 month term
appointment with possibility of renewal contingent on performance and
Application Deadline: March 15, 2013, or until
Application Procedure: Send resume, academic vitae and three current
letters of recommendation to:
J. Thomas Kidd, Chair
Department of Theater
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive
Mail Code 6608
Carbondale, IL 62901
S IU Carbondale
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.