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.

Full-Time Faculty Member, Undergraduate Dramaturgy Program
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Open: November 1
Deadline: Applications accepted through December 10th, 2021 for initial review. Early application is encouraged.

Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Directing faculty position in The John Wells Directing Program.

We seek a dynamic individual with a demonstrated practice of directing to teach practice-based and academic/theory courses for BFA and MFA Directing students in a conservatory setting.

Our successful candidate will teach a mix of directing foundation courses (script analysis and staging techniques), and any of the following genres and contemporary forms as applicable to their expertise: digital media and/or TV and film, play styles, choreography, directing musicals, directing new plays, disability arts practices, theatrical intimacy practices, and/or performance as social practice.

Learn more and apply now.

Carnegie Mellon University is an AA/EOE employer. 

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.