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Marymount Manhattan College, an urban, independent, liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2000 undergraduates, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, invites applications for the following faculty positions to “begin September 2018,” pending final budget approval:

Note: Positions are generally posted in the Fall of each academic year.

MMC faculty must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching within a liberal arts environment. Marymount Manhattan College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Theatre History & Dramatic Literature.

    The Theatre Arts departmentof of Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a one-year faculty appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Theatre History & Dramatic Literature.

     

    Requirements: Candidates must hold an MFA or PhD in Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option.  Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process. Candidates must have a record of scholarly accomplishment; three years or more of college-level teaching experience; knowledge of diverse voices in modern and contemporary playwriting; organizational and collaborative skills; and a commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.

     

    Responsibilities: This position centers on teaching theatre history, dramatic literature and theory.  Teaching can include courses in Script Analysis, Shakespeare, Theatre History, Performance Studies, Dramaturgy, and special topic seminars. We are also interested in faculty with research and/or teaching specialties in areas such as: African-American Theatre & Performance; Latinx Theatre & Performance; Contemporary Women Playwrights; Indigenous/First Nations/Native Theatre; Arab and Mideast Performance; Contemporary International Theatre; History of Acting; Political Theatre. The teaching load for full-time faculty on a one-year appointment is 4/4. Other responsibilities include participation in departmental and divisional meetings, academic advisement, and mentoring of students. The Theatre Arts department offers several programs including BA Theatre Arts (with seven concentrations), and BFA programs in Acting, Design & Technical Theatre, and in Musical Theatre. For more information about our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/ .

     

    Application: Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, samples of current scholarship, and evidence of teaching effectiveness including sample syllabi. We ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in previous positions and how they would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. All application information should be sent to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu . Application review begins March 2, 2020 and continues until position is filled.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative change-makers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion .

  • Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Acting

    The Theatre Arts department of Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a one-year faculty appointment for the 2020-2021 academic year: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Acting

     

    Requirements: Candidates must hold an MFA or PhD in Acting or Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option.  Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process. Candidates must have professional acting experience; three years or more of college-level teaching experience; knowledge of diverse voices in modern and contemporary playwriting; organizational and collaborative skills; and a commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.

     

    Responsibilities: This position centers on teaching first and second year acting technique in contemporary and realistic monologue and scene study work, as taught in our full-year required courses. The teaching load for full-time faculty on a one-year appointment is 4/4. Other responsibilities include participation in departmental and divisional meetings, academic advisement, and mentoring of students. The Theatre Arts department offers several programs including BA Theatre Arts (with seven concentrations), and BFA programs in Acting, Design & Technical Theatre, and in Musical Theatre. For more information about our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/ .

     

    Application: Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness including sample syllabi. We ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in previous positions and how they would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. All application information should be sent to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu . Application review begins March 2, 2020 and continues until position is filled.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative change-makers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion .