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Assistant Professor, Theatre

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Theatre Program, School of the Arts, College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Theatre
Job Location: Omaha , NE
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Theatre
University of Nebraska at Omaha

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Theatre program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position beginning August 2018.

We seek a scholar/practitioner of theatre with a focus in history, criticism and literature, and experience working with Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed pedagogy.

Directing ability is desired but not required.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic collaborator who is committed to the liberal arts ethos, passionate about teaching undergraduates and graduates, and fully active in ongoing scholarly, creative and/or community engagement work.

UNO Theatre has seven faculty members and a support staff, a 200-seat flexible theatre, a fully equipped studio space, and dedicated scene and costume shops. UNO Theatre, along with Art & Art History and Writer’s Workshop make up the School of the Arts and is in of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and credentials.

Essential duties

Offer undergraduate and graduate courses in theatre history and dramatic literature, theatre theory and criticism, and on occasion, theatre and social justice.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to advising/mentoring undergraduate/graduate students, ongoing scholarly/creative achievement, and service to the program, university, and profession.

Opportunities for directing either mainstage or studio productions.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in theatre required. Professional stage experience desired.

The University and Theatre program have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application must be on-line. Procedures can be found at

Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

To apply, please complete online application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.

For information about UNO Theatre, please visit

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Steven Williams, Theatre Unit Coordinator as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Steven Williams, Theatre Unit Coordinator
College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge St, WFAB
Omaha , NE 68182-0154

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