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Assistant Professor of Theatre
Faculty Position (11583)

The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Salisbury University’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre. This is a full-time tenure-track position.

Primary Job Duties: Teach courses in technical theatre and/or design; design and/or execute designs for theatre and dance productions; and, supervise student workers and assistants. Utilize effective teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners. Act as the Technical Director with an additional design area (scenic or lighting). Additional responsibilities include ongoing professional development and scholarly/creative activity and service to the department, school, and university, including recruitment activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters of Fine Arts with a strong pedagogical background. Strong record of teaching undergraduates.

Preferred Qualifications: MFA or Ph.D.; minimum of three years teaching experience; a record of professional engagement; broad knowledge of design and production techniques; expertise in scenic or lighting design; and, excellent communication, leadership/organizational, and collaborative skills.

Applications received by March 2, 2018 will receive first consideration; the position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment is expected to begin August 2018 and is contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Applications and supporting documents are accepted only via Salisbury University's online employment application system. Visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions

All applicants must submit: 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of effective teaching; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) link to online portfolio; and 6) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Questions about the position should be directed to the search chair, John Raley at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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