Department of Theatre


Online Lecturer Position

Vacancy: #14F129
Position: #TBD

The Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks a Lecturer to teach on-line sections of Introduction to Theatre beginning August, 2014. These on-line sections are part of UNCW’s Innovative Online Accelerated  Program (OAP).  Courses are designed and delivered utilizing best practices established by the Quality Matters program.  Courses are delivered in an asynchronous online environment during accelerated 7.5 week sessions. This is a nine month appointment with an option to teach courses in the summer for an additional stipend. There are four sessions during the normal academic year (fall and spring semesters) and two 7.5 week sessions during the summer semester.  At present, the only degree program offered through OAP is the B.S. in Nursing, RN to BS option. Responsibilities may also include teaching other introductory courses such as Script Analysis and Improvisation. Lecturer appointments are for an initial academic-year term and are subject to renewal based on instructional need.

The Department of Theatre B.A. program provides a liberal arts education coupled with applied instruction in three concentration areas: performance, design and technology, and a customized option. Under the guidance of a talented, dedicated faculty and staff, approximately 140 undergraduate majors and minors occupy an elegant 300-seat proscenium theatre and 125-seat flexible studio space. In addition, students work in a variety of other on- and off-campus venues through applied learning projects, extra-curricular activities, and as community volunteers. Department alumni continue in graduate programs as scholars, designers, and performers and enjoy professional credits in theatre, film, television and related industries. 

The historic coastal city of Wilmington, NC, provides a rich, creative environment for theatre students and professionals, and the Department of Theatre is a key member of the arts community. For eleven consecutive years, U. S. News & World Report has ranked UNCW as one of the top ten public master’s universities in the South.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess an MFA or other terminal degree in Theatre or a related discipline. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellent teaching.  

To apply, please complete the online application available on the Web at A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be uploaded to the online application – not emailed, mailed or faxed.  Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Sue Wilder at 910.962.2061. For questions regarding the position, e-mail or phone 910.962.3321. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply by June 6, 2014, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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