Sunday, February 07, 2010

Tucson: UofA seeking Assistant Professor / Director

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Position Information

Position Title    Assistant Professor 

Job Number    44466 

Department     3506-School Of Theatre Arts 

College/Division          Fine Arts 

Posted Rate of Pay    $40,000 - $45,000 

Exempt / Non-Exempt            Exempt 

Category         Appointed: Faculty 

Job Open Date           01-20-2010 

Job Close Date           Open Until Filled

Review begins on

(Continues until position filled)            02-28-2010 

Benefits Eligible          Yes 

Full Time/Part Time    Full Time 

Days and Schedule to be Worked       

Number of Hours Worked per Week              

Limited to current UA employees only           No 

Documents required to be attached electronically with this application         Letter of Interest

Curriculum Vitae 


Documents that may be attached electronically or mailed directly to department per instructions below     

Additional application instructions

(include instructions for submission) Please include two current (within one year) reference names and contact information in your letter of interest. 


Position Summary      The School of Theatre Arts seeks an Assistant Professor to direct and teach acting in a highly active professionally focused BFA actor training program. The successful candidate will be part of the Division of Acting and Musical Theatre as one of 7 full time teaching faculty and will direct two productions per year. This is a Tenure Eligible position. 

Duties and Responsibilities     Direct two productions per year. At least one show will be a main-stage production for the Arizona Repertory Theatre, the School's Professional Training Program.


Teach undergraduate acting and directing courses as assigned. 

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications   Not applicable for this position. 


Additional Minimum Qualifications     * MFA or Ph.D.

* Previous professional directing experience.

* Two years of university teaching experience. 

Preferred Qualifications          * Membership in SSDC, AFTRA, SAG or AEA.

* Experience in film and/or television performance and/or directing.

* Strong foundation in process-oriented, Stanislavsk- based actor training.

* Interest in directing Musical Theatre productions. 


Pre-employment Screening Requirements    The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States. 

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?          This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check 

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening    None 

Job Category Faculty 

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