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Assistant Professor of Movement

The Position:

The Theatre Department in the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University is seeking a full-time assistant professor specializing in movement for the actor. This is a tenure–track appointment beginning in the Fall of 2015. Applicants must have a terminal degree or its equivalent. Experience teaching at the University level and evidence of ongoing creative work are preferred. The ideal candidate will have Certifications and/or extensive training and experience in one or more recognized movement systems: Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, Viewpoints, Laban, Suzuki, Period Styles, Mask, Clown, Commedia, Physical Theatre and Stage Combat. We are looking for a colleague with imagination and expertise to join a collaborative faculty in developing an eight-semester movement curriculum in conjunction with our newly revised BA and BFA Acting and Musical Theater degrees. Additional duties include advising and recruitment, as well as university and departmental committee service.

Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, Resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of 5 references with contact information to: Office of the Assistant V.P., Academic and Student Affairs, Attention: THEATRE FACULTY SEARCH, Assistant Professor in Movement, Conservatory of Performing Arts, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Suite 625 LH, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or by e-mail to: conservatory@pointpark.edu. If submitting your application by e-mail, please note that the subject line MUST STATE: THEATRE FACULTY SEARCH, Assistant Professor Movement. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. Position is subject to approval of funding. Review of candidates will begin on January 5, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. The Theatre Department is committed to building a diverse academic community.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Point Park University is an equal opportunity employer.