Visiting Asst 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 [email protected]

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Contact Information
Michelle Raines
[email protected]
Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts
195 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, 24061