Virginia Tech — Visiting Assistant Professor of Directing

VIRGINIA TECH- Visiting Assistant Professor of Directing. Full-time, 1-year appointment. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start date: August 2021. The successful candidate will teach required courses in Directing. The expected teaching load is three/three courses per academic year.

The Theatre & Cinema program in the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech seeks a dynamic creative artist with theatre directing credentials to join our exploration of what theatre can be in the 21st century.

Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.



  • MFA in Theatre
  • College level teaching experience in directing
  • Post graduate directing experience


  • Professional directing credits
  • College level teaching experience in script analysis and related areas of directing/performance theatre making, and the ability to teach in a secondary area.

Candidates from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized groups are actively encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants should submit (1) a letter of application detailing your qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of artistic vision of theatre, and (5) the names and contact information for three references. For full job description and to apply, please visit:, Job number 515775. Review of applications will begin on May 7, 2021, and continue until position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Natasha Staley, Search Committee Chair, at

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.