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Part-Time Faculty Positions in Theatre and Performance Studies

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Part-Time Faculty Positions in Theatre and Performance Studies

Job ID: 246877
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Theatre & Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University features a rigorous B.A. program that emphasizes both the artistry and scholarship of the creative process. Kennesaw State University is located near the lively artistic community of Atlanta, Georgia and the Department of Theatre & Performance Studies thrives within a supportive College of the Arts. Our student body is fully representative of the diverse Metro Atlanta community, and we actively seek to have a faculty that reflects this diversity. Within this program, the Design Tech Concentration is a dynamic force, offering education in the design and production areas of costumes, scenery, lighting, and stage management.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions in Theatre and Performance Studies beginning August 2022. These positions are on an as needed basis. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.

The Department of Theatre and Performance Studies is accepting applications for part-time faculty to teach undergraduate courses in the lower division, including, but not limited to, Theatre in Society, Applied Performance and Production.

Part-time faculty are hired from the school's pool of applicants on a semester-by-semester basis. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online).

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications
An M.F.A., earned doctorate, or a masters degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Theatre or Performance Studies, or a master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A minimum of two years collegiate and/or professional teaching experience is ideal, along with an established record of professional experience in the field.
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community.
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Chuck Meacham, Chair of the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies,, 470-578-7568 (office).

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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