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Syracuse University Assistant Professor: DRAMA, Musical Theater in Syracuse, New York

The Department of Drama, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, a highly ranked BFA program uniquely integrated with a major regional theater, seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in the Musical Theater program with expertise in one or more of the following areas: musicianship and music direction, private voice instruction, musical theater history. The department is actively seeking candidates who value equity and inclusion, who incorporate marginalized voices and perspectives into their pedagogy, and who have experience mentoring students and/or performers of diverse identities. We are looking for collaborative colleagues who will participate in the life of a vibrant department. Selected candidates will teach courses at all levels within the performance curriculum, will serve as music director or associate music director (and possibly, stage director) for departmental productions. Relevant advanced degree required.

About the Department of Drama

The Department of Drama offers conservatory-style training at a major American university, combined with a level of integration with a professional theater company that is unparalleled among undergraduate programs. Our bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degree programs in acting, musical theater, stage management, and theater design and technology as well as our flexible bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in drama, which features a theater management track, offer unique educational experiences while supporting strong development of skills for those who wish to explore the world of professional theater in a setting that combines rigorous training with a traditional university education. To learn more about our unique affiliation with Syracuse Stage ( , Central New York’s premier professional theater, the Tepper Semester in New York City, the Sorkin in LA Learning Practicum, and more, visit

About The College of Visual and Performing Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action. To learn more about the college, our distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites at,