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Full-Time Theatre Lecturer (Performance)

Appalachian State University
Job Location:
Boone, North Carolina
Tenure Status
Non-Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Lecturer

Position Number: 047761

Department: Theatre & Dance - 265350

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include an MFA in a theatre performance discipline (degree must be awarded by June 14, 2021) and/or equivalent professional theatre experience, documented experience teaching in undergraduate education, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)


License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Theatre and Dance offers B.A. degrees in Dance Studies and Theatre Arts. The department is housed within the College of Fine and Applied Arts. For further information, click here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Theatre Lecturer (Performance) position for the 2021-22 academic year beginning August 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. There is potential for a multi-year contract to be awarded after the initial one year appointment.

Primary duties will include teaching theatre general education courses such as Acting for Non-Majors, The Theatre Experience, Page and Stage, Theatre for Social Change, and Cultivating Creative Expression Through Theatre. Secondary duties may include teaching other courses within the department based on new hire qualifications.

As a part of the COVID-19 response, Appalachian State University is employing flexible teaching formats to address academic needs and to comply with local, state and federal public health regulations or orders. Your deans retain the discretion to assign or reassign you to teach in either online or in-person formats during or after the COVID-19 pandemic, as necessary.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 9

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of a classroom and educational environments at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/01/2021

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of three (minimum) professional references with Contact Information

Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Posting Date: 05/24/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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