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

Adjunct Instructor of Dance

Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama seeks an Adjunct Instructor of Dance for the 2022-23 Academic Year. This part-time adjunct position is responsible for teaching all levels of Acting/Music Theater students in ballet, modern and/or hip-hop.


  • Expertise in Horton Technique, Ballet Technique, Hip-hop dance
  • College level or professional teaching experience

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

Special Visiting Faculty in Scenic Design

Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama invites you to apply for a full year appointment as a Special Visiting Faculty in Scenic Design for AY 2022-23.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2022

Media Manager

Carnegie Mellon School of Drama is searching for a full-time Media Manager. This position is principally responsible for managing all aspects of curricular, operational, and production support for the Video and Media Design program. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in an exciting and challenging work environment!

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.