Wayne State University

Theatre and Dance at Wayne is accepting applications into part-time faculty hiring pools

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University is accepting applications for inclusion in part-time faculty hiring pools in the following areas:  acting, design technology, introduction to theatre, movement, voice, modern, African, ballet, jazz, ballroom, hip hop and dance in general education.

Theatre
Part-time faculties generally teach one course and occasionally two courses per semester. In the areas of survey courses, a three-credit course can involve 3 contact hours per week. In the areas of performance and design, a two-credit course can involve 3 contact hours per week and a three-credit course can involve 4 contact hours. Part-time faculty members are responsible for instructing students during the course hours, evaluating student work completed in the course, and holding office hours on a regular basis.

Dance
Part-time faculties generally teach one course and occasionally two courses per semester. In the technique areas, a two-credit course can involve six contact hours per week. In the area of dance in general education, a four-credit course can involve five contact hours per week. In other areas of dance, a one-credit course can involve three contact hours per week. Part-time faculty are responsible for instructing students during the course hours, evaluating student work completed in the course, and holding office hours on a regular basis.

To be eligible for consideration, a candidate should possess a master’s degree in a field of specialization appropriate to the area of the assignment. Candidates should submit a portfolio including the following:  a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a short statement of teaching philosophy of not more than one page in length, and the names of three references (including their email and telephone number). Applicants who would like their materials returned after review should include an SASE. The letter of application must identify the specific hiring pool or pools for which the applicant is applying. Please send the materials via US Mail to:
Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance
Attention: John Wolf, chair, RE: PTF application
4841 Cass Ave, Suite 3226
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202

Please note:  this is a request for applications to be included in a hiring pool only. Acceptance into a hiring pool does not represent an offer of employment in the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance.