Apply by April 18, 2017
The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is seeking a 10-month Lecturer. The ideal candidate will have a special expertise in theater or improvisation training, experience working with scientists and medical students/professionals in improvisation, and an understanding of the cultures of science and medicine. The successful candidate will be responsible for creation, development, implementation, and training of improvisation curriculum in the Alda Center; teaching graduate and undergraduate courses as needed; traveling 20 days/year to deliver national workshops; and participating as an instructor in relevant SBU conferences and activities. Preferred candidates would have a background in professional theater training and practice, significant teaching experience at the college level.
Required Qualifications: A master's degree in Theater or a related field. Professional theater or improvisation training, minimum of 3 years of experience teaching theater or improvisation at the college level, minimum of 5 years performance experience, experience in curriculum development.
Preferred Qualifications: MFA in Acting, Directing or Dramaturgy, demonstrated capacity for innovation; experience working with scientists in the STEM and/or medical fields; professional (AEA) acting experience.