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Term Faculty Position in Musical Theatre - American University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Washington, DC
Position: Term Faculty Position in Musical Theatre
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Posted: May 4, 2017

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Performing Arts in the School of College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in Musical Theatre for Academic Year 2017-2018. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 28, 2017. The position is renewable, pending budget approval.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicants should hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in theatre, music, musical theatre or a related field. The faculty member will teach six classes per academic year that includes the music direction for two productions. Candidates should have demonstrated strength teaching courses including, but not limited to, theatre/musical theatre, musical theatre history, music or theatre appreciation, ear-training or music theory. The most successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence coaching musical theatre voices as well as experience in music directing Golden Age, contemporary, and new/experimental musicals. Keyboard proficiency required.

Additional Information

Initial review of applications will begin May 8, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Competitive

Contact Information

Please submit applications via For the initial submission, please only include a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Administrative Coordinator, 202-885-3422 or if you have any questions.

Employer Profile

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

The Department of Performing Arts at American University offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Arts Management, Dance, Music, Theatre/Musical Theatre, and Audio Technology. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at and about the department at

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.