Assistant/Associate Professor of Theatre
Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Theatre starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and development of theatre productions.
Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, residential university aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.
The ideal candidate will have a proven teaching record including evidence of effective teaching in small classes. Beyond teaching, the position requires mentorship of undergraduate students, university service, and collaboration with supportive faculty and staff. As a faculty member of the theatre program, candidates will have balanced responsibilities between teaching and annual theatre productions. Minimum of a M.A. in Theatre or related field is required, preferred candidates will hold an MFA. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications should include a resume/CV, at least three professional references, a portfolio of relevant work, and a letter of interest addressing the desired qualifications, the university’s mission, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Review of applications will begin December 1, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent as a single pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer.