Open Positions

Assistant Professor, Musical Theatre

The University of Notre Dame Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Musical Theatre at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2015.

The successful candidate should have an MFA or Ph.D. in Musical Theatre or Theatre, as well as significant teaching and directing experience. Candidates should be able to teach musical theatre history and technique, directing, and movement or dance. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, contributing to the performance curriculum, and directing one main stage production per year.

We particularly welcome applicants who will continue the department's integration of performance and critical studies, advance our efforts to increase diversity and inclusion, and help the department develop its emerging interest in musical theatre.

The Search Committee’s deliberations will begin on October 31st, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The appointment begins on August 22, 2015.  The University is on the semester system.

The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (http://ftt.nd.edu/) is a dynamic department with twenty regular faculty.  The liberal arts oriented curriculum presents a broad exposure to theatre as an intellectual endeavor as well as an aesthetic and practical one, and offers courses that appeal to a wide range of students, including non-majors.  The department resides in the Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, home also to the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (http://shakespeare.nd.edu).  The FTT Theatre Season is produced in both the Regis Philbin Studio Theatre and the Patricia G. Decio Theatre. (http://performingarts.nd.edu/)

The University of Notre Dame is an international Catholic research university with a strong institutional commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. We encourage applications from Catholics, members of underrepresented groups, and all interested in a Catholic research university (http://www.nd.edu/).  The benefits packages are competitive (http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/summary-information/benefit-summaries/).

To apply, please send a curriculum vitae and a letter of application in a PDF, DOC, or DOCX format to ftt@nd.edu.  The letter should include statements about the candidate’s teaching aims and creative/scholarly work, a comment on why the candidate is interested in a position at Notre Dame, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references.

FTT Student Assistant - Graphic Design

This student assistant works with FTT’s Outreach Specialist to design FTT marketing materials (posters, table tents, postcards, ads) and other print materials (programs, brochures) for the Theatre Season and other FTT programs and events.

Required:  Fluency in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.  Designer must be conscientious and reliable – most projects are highly time-sensitive and require strict adherence to established deadlines.  Must collaborate well with others and be able to work, sometimes on short notice, to meet departmental demands.  Must be able to accept and integrate feedback from multiple sources and implement requested changes quickly and appropriately.  Interest in theatre and/or film desirable.

The successful student will accumulate multiple work samples for his or her portfolio and gain practical experience in working for a client.  S/he will see his or her artwork displayed all over campus and online.  This is a great opportunity for a student to make a real impact in attracting audiences to engage with FTT’s artistic work.

Hours:  Flexible – number of hours will vary based on project.  Preferably 4-6 hours/week in FTT office and additional hours - up to an average of 10-12 hours total per week – offsite as needed. 

Pay:  $8.40/hour; also receive complimentary tickets to FTT’s Theatre Season and ND Student Film Festival.

Apply:  Please submit a resume, 3-5 work samples (or a link where they may be viewed), and the names and contact information (phone & email) for 3 references to ftt@nd.edu.   Please put “Student Graphic Designer” in the subject line.