We have openings every semester for faculty to teach courses in music, theatre, and dance.
If you are interested in a part-time teaching position, please email MTD Department Chair Kevin Tutt ([email protected]) with the following information as a single pdf attachment:
- cover letter that indicates what kinds of courses you are interested in,
- CV, and
- transcripts of highest degree earned. Unofficial transcripts are fine as a part of this application. Official transcripts will be needed for us to request a formal contract.
Questions may be directed towards Kevin Tutt.
If we have courses that match your experiences and qualifications, we will contact you.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Theatre
The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance seeks an assistant or associate professor, full time, 9-month, tenure-track, specializing in acting instruction and theatre and musical theatre direction.
We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, and from candidates who have interest and/or experience in working with diverse student and community populations. Opportunity to collaborate with other faculty on curriculum development and creative projects. MFA in Directing or Acting. PhD or MFA in Theatre considered with commensurate specialization in acting instruction and theatre and musical theatre direction. Specialization in directing and experience with directing and/or producing musical theatre required.
Duties each semester include a 9-credit hour teaching load, baseline scholarship and service, and a significant focus (equivalent to 3 credit hours) of additional responsibilities in teaching, scholarship/creative activity, and/or service depending on the candidate's interests and the department’s needs. Duties include directing mainstage straight and musical theatre productions. Courses to be taught include acting (all levels) and other performance classes, introduction to theatre, and other classes within the theatre curriculum.
Appointment begins August 2024. For full job description and details of application, visit https://jobs.gvsu.edu/en-us/job/495006/assistantassociate-professor-theatremusical-theatre
AFFILIATE FACULTY OF INSTRUCTION: FLUTE AND MUSIC THEORY OR HISTORY
The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance seeks an affiliate faculty full time, 9-month, specializing in flute performance and instruction as well as the secondary area of music theory or history. Affiliate Faculty positions are renewable one-year appointments which after two years may be renewed as revolving three-year contracts, depending on satisfactory performance and continued teaching needs of the department. This position will start start August 6, 2024.
Duties each year include a 24-27 credit hour teaching load. Primary duties will include the teaching and mentoring of university level flute students. The successful candidate will be required to teach core courses in music theory or music history. The teaching assignment will be dependent upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and interests and the needs of the Music Department.
For full job listing and to apply, visit https://jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/495012/affiliate-faculty-of-instruction-flute-and-music-theory-or-history