Assistant Professor in Acting

The Department of Theatre Arts at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Acting, beginning in September 2019, pending budgetary approval. Candidates should have extensive professional experience in performance. Applicants should have expertise in at least two of these areas: Voice and Movement, Stage Combat, Commedia / Acrobatics, Heightened Language / Shakespeare, and Actor Professionalization. The successful candidate will teach Performance Area courses open to undergraduates, take an active role in season productions (as vocal coach, fight choreographer, etc.), assist with regional conference attendance and recruitment, help train graduate student and adjunct instructors in the Performance Area, and may also teach within the graduate MFA Performance Pedagogy Program. Qualifications: A completed MFA; evidence of two years of successful college teaching experience; and five years of professional experience. Union membership (AEA, SAG, etc.) and demonstrated evidence of strength in curriculum design and course development are preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Please upload a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, a diversity statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjUz by December 1, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disable.