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Job ID: 138583

Assistant or Associate Professor in Dance and Musical Theatre
University of Minnesota Duluth

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2020
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Dance and Musical Theatre
University University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN, United States
Department Department of Theatre
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Department of Theatre at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Dance and Musical Theatre. Position is a 100% appointment over the 9-month academic year, primarily supporting the Musical Theatre Major and Dance Minor programs. Responsibilities include: teaching various levels of dance, especially tap and jazz; teaching various levels of musical theatre skills and auditioning to BA and BFA students; supporting an active production season by providing choreography and/or direction for at least one production a year as part of the mainstage season; and providing departmental service and other requisite duties of a tenure-track position. Ability to teach courses in a secondary emphasis will be considered.

Essential qualifications: Masters degree in Dance, Musical Theatre or Theatre from a regionally accredited university with two years teaching experience, a record of effective instruction in musical theatre and various styles of dance technique at the college and/or university level, and evidence of effective teaching and communication skills. Graduate school teaching experience accepted. Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, LGBTQ, and ethnic backgrounds of students, staff and faculty is required. The University of Minnesota requires online applications for this position. For complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit and search for Job Requisition 335506. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning 03/10/20.

  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

    The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

    The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. Veterans and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Beth Matson
    Department of Theatre
    University of Minnesota, Duluth
    1215 Ordean Court
    141 Marshall Performing Arts Center
    Duluth, MN 55812
  • 218-726-6798


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