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Kansas Employer Assistant Professor - Performing Arts/Musical Theatre in Wichita, Kansas

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Job Responsibilities:

Housed within the College of Fine Arts, theSchool of Performing Arts at Wichita State University seeks a dynamic colleague to enhance our Musical Theatre program. TheAssistant Professor of Performing ArtsMusical Theatreis a full-time, tenure-track faculty position that will teach, advise, mentor, andrecruit undergraduate performing arts majors with a focus in musical theatre.Our new colleague will teach foundational and upper-level musical theatre courses, supervise capstone projects, and work with colleagues on curricular and school innovations aligned with the professional field of performing arts with a focus on inclusive excellence.Additional areas of expertise and interest may include but are not limited to acting, directing, musical theatre history from a global perspective, intimacy for the stage, script writing/analysis, devised musical theatre, dramaturgy, musical theatre for social justice, interactive and digital performance, music analysis, etc. We especially welcome candidates with experience and specialization in musical theatre and practices/traditions of Latinx, Indigenous, and Black populations. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education, fostering an inclusive environment, first-generation students, and promoting the success of underrepresented students

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in auditions, directing, scene study with a focus in musical theatre.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.