Visiting Assistant Professor of Directing

Job #1775

Job Type Full Time
Location Blacksburg, Virginia
Field Education
Post Date Apr 27, 2021
Salary $50,000-55,000

Full-time, 1-year appointment. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start date: August 2021. The successful candidate will teach required courses in Directing. The expected teaching load is three/three courses per academic year.

Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.

Candidates from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized groups are actively encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit (1) a letter of application detailing your qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of artistic vision of theatre, and (5) the names and contact information for three references. Application materials must be submitted online at, Job number 515775. Review of applications will begin on May 7, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.


• MFA in Theatre
• College level teaching experience in directing
• Post graduate directing experience

• Professional directing credits
• College level teaching experience in script analysis and related areas of directing/performance theatre making, and the ability to teach in a secondary area.