Assistant Professor of Theatre
Dickinson State University
Salary: $45,000 - $50,000
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: DSU
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: February 22, 2013
Ability to teach in video production, art and/or graphic design preferred. An M.F.A. in Technical Theatre from a regionally accredited institution and evidence of successful undergraduate teaching are required. A Ph.D. in Theatre will also be considered.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. To apply send a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired), contact information of three professional references, and a DSU faculty employment application located at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/faculty_and_staff/human_resources/employment_opportunities/index.aspxp to Prof. Ron Gingerich, Chair, Fine & Performing Arts, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601 or to Ronald.Gingerich@dickinsonstate.edu For further information about this position, contact Ron Gingerich at 701-483-2060 or at his email address. Visit our website a www.dickinsonstate.edu. Women and culturally diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. AA/EOE
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
Dickinson State University’s Department of Fine & Performing Arts is seeking a creative scenographer and successful undergraduate teacher to fill a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Theatre. The ideal candidate has a broad range of design experience in a variety of genres. The successful candidate will enjoy working collaboratively in a small department that serves not only its majors and minors but as an integral part of the general education curriculum for all programs on campus. Responsibilities include teaching all technical and design classes, along with other classes in the Theatre curriculum as assigned, providing quality academic advising to students, participating in committee work, working collaboratively with colleagues and community theatre supporters, and continuous development of innovative research and creative works. The full teaching load is 12 credits per semester with 3 credits per semester assigned for duties as Technical Director and 3 additional load credits in the Fall semester assigned to supervise the creation of content and operation of the athletic stadium video board. Additional ability to teach in video production, art and/or graphic design preferred. An M.F.A. in Technical Theatre from a regionally accredited institution and evidence of successful undergraduate teaching are required. A Ph.D. in Theatre will also be considered. The salary is competitive with an attractive benefit package including TIAA-CREF retirement and employer Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance coverage for employee and family. Contract will begin August 16, 2013.
Dickinson State University is seeking qualified applicants
We offer an excellent benefit package, including:
- Employer paid Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance coverage for employee and family
- Employer paid retirement contributions (9.26% of salary)
- Tuition waiver benefits for you and your family members
- Life insurance
- Generous sick and annual leave policies
- Paid holidays
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The state of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.