The Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a highly collaborative artist/scholar who has expertise teaching a variety of contemporary directing pedagogies and practices. Experience directing a range of genres, styles and periods is required (in keeping with an undergraduate-level training program). Additional areas of expertise may include Musical Theatre, Performance Studies, Dramaturgy, Devised Theatre, and/or Playwriting. A 3/2 teaching load, participation in departmental service and governance, and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure or promotion to Full Professor at a research institution are expected.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
M.F.A. or Ph.D.; a minimum of 3 years of university-level teaching experience in courses specifically relevant to the position; Professional directing experience; A demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, faculty, and staff; Ability to serve as an enthusiastic teacher/mentor in a student-centered department. Desired qualifications include: Experience directing musical theatre; Society of Directors and Choreographers affiliation.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.