Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama is the first degree-granting drama institution in the US. Founded in 1914, we combine established practice with innovation, pedagogical and technological advancement across all disciplines. Our graduates commit to the enrichment of diverse art practices, champion interdisciplinary collaborations, explore new forms of creative expression and promote community and diversity. The school’s conservatory program within the university is one that prepares students intellectually, artistically and practically to be leaders in their chosen professions, whether it be on stage, in film, television, or within the rapidly growing realm of new media.

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.

Open Positions

Professor of Scenic Design

full-time, tenure-track, open rank

The School of Drama within the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in the Scenic Design Program. The Scenic Design Program prepares students for careers in theater, television and film, opera, dance, and emerging forms of entertainment.

Deadline to apply: December 9, 2022

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Professor of Acting

full-time, tenure-track, open rank

The School of Drama within the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University invites applicants for a full-time Professor of Acting position (tenure track, open rank) to join our BFA Acting/Music Theater program.

Deadline to apply: December 16, 2022

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Professor of Composition and Sound Design

full-time, tenure-track, open rank

The School of Drama within the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a Professor of Composition and Sound Design (full-time, tenure track, open rank) to join our BFA/MFA sound design program.

Deadline to apply: December 16, 2022

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We are a diverse, creative, and close-knit community.

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.