Faculty Careers - Agricultural Science, Faculty Careers - Fine and Performing Arts
DUTIES: East Texas Baptist University invites applications for a full-time, career-track position in theatre arts. The position begins in August 2019 and will include teaching courses, directing and/or designing production work, participation in departmental meetings and review, contribution to curriculum development, and student advising duties. The successful candidate will be assigned courses and production activities based on his/her area(s) of interest and specialization (performance, design, or technical theatre). Candidates should demonstrate a record of collaboration and cooperation with a team of professional colleagues in theatre and music. S/he should also have experience and abilities in various aspects of theatre and musical theatre production.
QUALIFICATIONS: ETBU seeks a qualified individual with teaching experience and a record of professional involvement. Candidates must also have a strong commitment to academic scholarship and teaching, and the ability to communicate well with students and colleagues. ETBU seeks Christian faculty who are committed to the integration of faith in learning and will to invest in the university, local church, and regional community.
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desired; teaching experience in secondary schools is beneficial though not mandatory. The successful candidate will be able to articulate the role of theatre in society based on a Christian worldview and the role of the theatre arts department in a Christ-centered institution.
EDUCATION: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Theatre Arts
THE UNIVERSITY: As a Christ-centered institution, East Texas Baptist University educates students by integrating biblical faith and learning to develop mind, body, and soul through community engagement to prepare graduates to be Christian servant leaders in their calling to God and humanity.
DEADLINES: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will begin as suitable applications are received.
About East Texas Baptist University
East Texas Baptist University is located in Marshall, Texas. It is an institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas since 1912. Our purpose is the development of intellectual inquiry, social consciousness, wellness, skills for a contemporary society, global awareness, and Christian character, for we believe that these endeavors prepare students to accept the obligations and opportunities to serve humanity and the Kingdom of God. Our primary focus is on quality academic programs in the humanities, natural and social sciences, fine arts, and selected professional areas. We are committed to Christian stewardship and to providing and maintaining an environment conducive to learning, leadership development, and academic excellence. We affirm that the liberal arts form the surest foundation for education and that the Christian faith provides the surest foundation for life.
We strive to serve students of varied ages and of diverse socioeconomic, geographic, cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. We seek students who demonstrate a potential for success in our supportive and challenging environment. We employ Christian faculty who are dedicated to teachi...ng, scholarship, advising, and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith. As a Baptist university we are committed to the integration of learning and Christian faith in the pursuit of truth.