Theatre - Assistant Professor


Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement

Department: Theatre                                                           Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialization(s): Technical Direction, Production Management and Teaching

Position Posted: October 18, 2013

Position #: 14-014

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

SCSU's Department of Theater seeks an assistant professor/tenure track position to teach undergraduate courses in Stagecraft, Computer Assisted Drafting and Technical Theatre Production. The position will assume Technical Director/Production Manager's responsibilities for four productions per year and organize/participate in KCACTF and NYC showcases. Candidate must be committed to teaching within a vibrant/demanding public liberal arts and sciences environment, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, mentoring and research/creative activity with undergraduates. All faculty at SCSU share in academic advising and participate in departmental and university service. Nominal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester.

Tenure-track faculty at SCSU are expected to conduct creative activity/research in their area of expertise. These activities include, but are not limited to, research leading to publication of books and/or articles in academic and professional journals, performances in the fine and performing arts, seeking funding in support of research and teaching needs, and contributing to workshops and conferences.

SCSU is a student-centered institution and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning.

Required Qualifications:

MFA in Technical Direction/Production Management or Technical Design and Production. Commensurate professional experience in field considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

University teaching experience, professional experience as Technical Director/Production Manager.

Application Process:

Please submit a Letter of Interest, Current Curriculum Vitae, Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts, List of References and Two Letters of Recommendation to:

Larry Nye, Chair, Department of Theatre Search Committee, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515, or E-mail

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled.