Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting and Directing)

The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film seeks an Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting and Directing) to teach majors’ acting and directing courses and general education courses (Beginning Acting for Non-Majors, Intro to Theatre, Intro to Film). In addition, this hire will direct one main stage production annually, supervise student directors, and give acting and directing workshops at recruiting events. Service on the department, school, college and university committees will be required. The teaching load is 4/4 with a one-course release for directing annually. $54,000 annual salary. Tenure-track position. Women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications 1) MFA in acting or directing. 2) Professional or college-level directing. 3) College-level experience teaching acting and directing.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Certification in a voice or movement technique.

2) Experience directing musical theatre.

3) Experience teaching general education in higher education.

Applications materials: cover letter, CV, names and contact info for three references, digital directing portfolio, statement of teaching philosophy, artist's statement. Submit all materials electronically to Posting number: 0600398. Email questions to Dr. Edmund Lingan at

The University of Toledo is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. For full details: