Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.
The School of Theatre and Dance seeks applications for part-time instructors of playwriting for the 2021-2022 school year. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. There is a possibility of teaching courses through online modality. Responsibilities to include:
- Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in playwriting including one or more of the following: Playwriting Workshop, Script Analysis, Intro to Playwriting, Screenwriting, Writing for Television, Writing for Digital Media, or Special Problems courses with a focus relating to the research and artistic practice of the instructor.
- Mentor undergraduate and graduate playwrights and dramaturgs
- Contribute to the mission of the school as a colleague
Ability to teach effectively. Job assignment can be full-time or part-time depending on the needs of the department. This position will be classified as Security Sensitive and requires a criminal background check if selected for employment.
- MFA or PhD in Playwriting, Theatre, or theatre-related discipline.
- Prior university teaching experience.
- Prior experience in the professional theatre industry.
- Minimum of Master of Arts in Theatre or related field or commiserate experience.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicants race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.