Baldwin Wallace University — Directing Faculty – Tenure Track

Directing Faculty – Tenure Track
Directing/Acting/Script Analysis

The Department of Theater and Dance at Baldwin Wallace University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin August 2020. This position presents an opportunity to join a vibrant faculty within a growing department that offers a BA degree with four emphases: Acting & Directing, Acting & Movement, Design/Tech, and Stage Management, as well as a B.F.A. degree in Acting. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master of Fine Arts in Directing, five years teaching at the university or conservatory level, and a proven record of professional theater work. Preference will be given to those candidates that have strong experience and pedagogy in teaching Directing (beginning through advanced), Acting, and Script Analysis. The department works closely with Great Lakes Theater, and Idaho and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festivals, and local professional theater companies.

The successful candidate must possess a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, curriculum development, mentoring, and research. All faculty members are expected to participate in professional development activities, assist students in their personal and professional development, and participate in university and departmental service as well as faculty governance. Also necessary is a record of accomplishment in working with students, colleagues, and community members with multicultural and intercultural perspectives.

The University offers an outstanding benefits package and seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The benefits package includes funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family. Baldwin Wallace University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, creed, age, disabilities, national origin, gender or sexual orientation in the administration of any policies or programs.

Founded in 1845, Baldwin Wallace University is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive institution in the liberal arts tradition and is located 15 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland. Baldwin Wallace enrolls approximately 3,000 full-time undergraduate day students, 250 part-time students in evening and weekend programs, and 900 full and part-time graduate students.

Applications must be submitted online at

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit via one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of effective teaching and professional work must be uploaded at the time of application. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs –