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The School of Drama is the oldest degree-granting conservatory in the United States. For more than 100 years we have been supporting the education of students who go on to become award-winning artists, from Sesame Street’s Sonia Manzano to numerous cast members of hit musical Hamilton. As a member of the faculty and staff of the School of Drama you will have the opportunity to collaborate with the country’s foremost experts in arts and entertainment education.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Stage and Production Management


Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor (Teaching Track) of Stage and Production Management.

The start date is August 2020.

The candidate will hold an MFA or equivalent professional experience in theatrical stage and/or production management and be able to provide additional instruction in opera, dance, commercial/events or other related areas including performance unions. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable.

Responsibilities include teaching within the BFA conservatory and MFA programs in Stage and Production Management, mentoring students in a busy production schedule, recruiting, admissions, curriculum development, and involvement in the daily life and culture of the school. This position is Pittsburgh-based and begins Fall 2020.

The successful candidate will join a faculty, staff and student body committed to diversity, equity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. The School of Drama is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing and retaining the diversity of its faculty. The School is committed to the belief that an inclusive and equitable environment populated with diverse artists inspires innovative ideas that influence and improve our world at large.

Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama is the first degree-granting drama institution in the United States of America. Founded in 1914, the School combines established practice with innovation, pedagogical and technological advancement across all disciplines. School of Drama graduates commit to the leadership and enrichment of diverse art practices, champion interdisciplinary collaborations, explore new forms of creative expression, and promote community and diversity.

Applications will be accepted through November 15, 2019.

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Carnegie Mellon University offers competitive benefits that focus on the well-being and quality of life of it’s employees. You can learn more about health, tuition and retirement benefits here.