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Teaching Assistant Professor of Theatre Education
East Carolina University

Date Posted Jan. 15, 2021
Title Teaching Assistant Professor of Theatre Education
University East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, United States
Department School of Theatre and Dance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

East Carolina University

Teaching Assistant Professor of Theatre Education
Vacancy #: 935017
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a diverse faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.

Job Duties
This is a one year, fixed-term position for our well-established BFA program in Theatre Arts Education. Responsibilities will include: Teaching theatre education and theatre for youth classes, such as Creative Dramatics, as well as Introduction to Acting I and Introduction to Theatre; mentoring student interns and supervising them on-site in NC public schools; directing fully mounted Theatre for Young Audiences show; and teaching other classes in candidate’s area of specialization and/or as assigned.

East Carolina University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

This position is contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience
To be considered for this position, applicants must have a Masters in Theatre Education and currently hold, or be eligible to hold, a NC Licensure in Theatre Arts Education upon the date of employment. Other requirements include: experience with edTPA and teaching in K-12 public schools; directing and touring credentials in Theatre for Young Audiences; and a record of Community Engagement projects and outreach.

Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants must complete a candidate profile online via

In addition, applicant must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position. * Resume/Curriculum vitae * List of at least 3 references with contact information * Cover letter/Letter of interest

Three letters of recommendation are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic email will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the "references" section of the People Admin applicant tracking system. Letters of recommendation submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Original, official transcripts will also be required.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicants
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 935017 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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