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Theatre: Full-Time Faculty Search

American University Department of Performing Arts College of Arts and Sciences Washington DC

The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in Theatre for Academic Year 2019-2020. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 26, 2019. There is a possibility of two hires from this search.

Applicants should hold a terminal degree in theatre or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The faculty member will teach six courses per academic year. Candidates should have demonstrated strength or potential for teaching in the broad area of theatre. Candidates with directing experience may be considered for a directing assignment as part of their teaching load. Multiple classes will be assigned in the University’s General Education program (now called the “AU Core”) where theatre contributes multiple courses. In addition, successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching courses that may include, but are not limited to, Acting, Voice and Speech, Moving Body, Playwriting, Directing, Devised Theatre, Theatre History and Theatre for Social Change. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in Department and University activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Initial review of applications will begin May 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/62868 . For the initial submission, please only include a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, and two sample syllabi. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Administrative Coordinator, at 202-885-3422 or streeks@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University (american.edu) is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world.

The Department of Performing Arts (american.edu/cas/performing-arts) offers undergraduate degree programs in Dance, Music, Theatre/Musical Theatre, and Audio Technology, as well as graduate degree programs in Arts Management and Audio Technology. The Theatre/Musical Theatre Program offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Theatre and Musical Theatre, as well as a minor in Theatre. American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus

Associate or Full Professor of Acting

The Department of Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut invites applications from significant and established teachers of acting, with experience heading an actor-training program, for a full-time, tenure track appointment as Associate or Full Professor of Acting. This position will include teaching courses in the BFA and MFA Acting Programs, serving as Director of Performance Programs, and serving as an Associate Artistic Director for the Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT). The anticipated start date is August 23, 2019.

For position description and application process, please visit UConn Jobs (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Faculty Positions, School of Fine Arts.

Assistant Professor - voice, speech and acting

The University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Performing Arts invites applications for a Tenure-earning assistant professor or tenured associate professor to teach voice, speech, and acting at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, starting August 8, 2019. Terminal degree in theatre and professional experience required. For more details and to apply, go to www.jobswithucf.com (Search position #32380). Theatre website can be found at  http://theatre.cah.ucf.edu/.  

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Assistant Arts Professor of Acting, Tisch School of the Arts

The Graduate Acting Program at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts seeks applications for a Full-Time Assistant Arts Professor to teach Acting commencing the Fall of 2019. Ideal applicants are teacher/directors with significant practical and academic expertise in teaching at the graduate level and working with designers in a professional production setting. Additionally, expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable: Shakespeare, global theatre traditions, the Black Arts Movement, contemporary or classical heightened poetic text.

The Graduate Acting Program has an extensive conservatory curriculum that combines the rigorous classroom study of acting with annual production work. The successful applicant will have both a grounding in theatrical traditions and an interest in developing and exploring new tools for teaching actors into the future.

Employment responsibilities typically include five courses each year (including production directing responsibilities), along with professional work/research and committee service. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.F.A., or M.A. in a relevant field at the time of the appointment.

New York University is a Research 1 University with campuses in Greenwich Village, Brooklyn and Midtown Manhattan, as well as global campuses and sites in several cities around the world. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a teaching statement of no more than 5 pages. Application materials can be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/58351.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than January 1, 2019.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Drama (Acting)

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked, liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting position (with possibility of renewal) in Drama (emphasis in Acting for the Stage) at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in July 2019. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of five courses each year, including one section of Introduction to the Theatre, courses in acting, and one or two courses in dramatic literature. This faculty member is expected to direct one of the season’s main stage productions, in lieu of one course, and advise several senior thesis productions. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the performing arts in the context of a liberal arts education. A completed MFA and professional acting experience is required.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience, including ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by December 15, 2018 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.

Assistant Professor Acting/ Directing

CSU San Bernardino Department of Theatre is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor with a concentration in Acting/Directing to teach in both disciplines. Candidates should display strong scholarship and/or artistic practices with an interest in diversity. As such, the candidate should be a strong collaborator as well as possess knowledge and interest in performance for a range of audiences with strong connections to the profession. It is highly desired that the candidate show proven skills to teach undergraduates with widely divergent backgrounds, the foundations of acting and directing with a emphasis in voice and movement. Part of the teaching load includes directing department productions. The position is expected to pursue professional development through creative work and/or scholarly research, engage in departmental, college-wide, and community service, advising and other duties expected at the rank of Assistant Professor. CSUSB is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply Visit (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2199852).

For More departmental information, please visit (http://theatre.csusb.edu/.)

Assistant / Associate Professor of Theater

SKIDMORE COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF THEATER invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant or associate professor to teach key undergraduate courses in directing, acting and related disciplines. We are particularly interested in applicants who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, creative work and service. A successful candidate will teach 18 credits per year (approximately five courses), direct one department production per year (this work counts toward the 18 credit workload), participate in college shared governance and department affairs, maintain an active professional that may include a variety of practices, production venues, and performance modalities, and have an established research agenda. The position will begin in Fall 2019. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

For more information and qualifications, please see listing: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/2531

Assistant Professor in Performance/Somatics

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an Assistant Professor in Performance/Somatics with expertise that will complement existing faculty specialties while advancing the School’s ability to educate students in the multiple domains of classical and contemporary performance. The successful candidate will have expertise and certification in a somatically-based movement technique in combination with experience as an acting or voice/speech teacher. Areas of specialization may include: specific or hybrid approaches to teaching basic and advanced body awareness techniques in combination with specific or hybrid approaches to teaching acting or vocal techniques.

Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://apply.interfolio.com/56546. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) links to research, production and/or teaching samples; and (4) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference.

Assistant Professor in Acting

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an Assistant Professor in Acting with expertise that will complement existing faculty specialties while advancing the School’s ability to educate students in the multiple domains of classical and contemporary performance. Areas of specialization may include specific (Michael Chekhov, Meisner, Stanislavski, Spolin, etc.) or hybrid approaches to teaching basic and advanced techniques for both stage, and on-camera acting/acting for digital media.

Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://apply.interfolio.com/56767. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research narrative and statement of teaching philosophy; (4) links to research, production and/or teaching samples; and (5) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference.

Associate Arts Professor in Acting, New Studio on Broadway

The Department of Drama at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts seeks applications for a full-time Associate Arts Professor to teach Acting in the New Studio On Broadway Musical Theatre Program commencing the fall of 2019. Application deadline is December 3, 2018. For more information visit http://tisch.nyu.edu/faculty/faculty-positions.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, including a statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position and curriculum vitae/resume. Application and materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/57269.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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.

Two Positions in Acting (Emory University, Atlanta, GA)

The Department of Theater and Dance at Emory University invites applications for two faculty positions with a specialization in Acting.

Assistant/Associate Professor:

Acting Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Theater Studies, with a specialization in Acting. We seek a committed and experienced teacher of acting who is also active as a working artist with a recognized professional career. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses per academic year and qualified artists are expected to continue their acting career as a component of their research responsibility. Experience in Acting for the Screen and other media is highly desirable.

Requirements:

• M.F.A. in Acting, or equivalent degree in Acting

• University teaching experience in acting, with the ability to teach across all levels from beginning to advanced

• Evidence of a superlative and ongoing performance career

• Statement regarding your artistic and academic aspirations that includes your experience in the teaching and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds

• CV with the names of three References

Lecture Track Faculty: Acting

Lecture Track Faculty member in Theater Studies, with a specialization in Acting. As a lecture-track faculty member, the successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to support our teaching mission as a specialist in acting pedagogy. The lecture-track appointment at Emory is renewable with opportunities for advancement in rank: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Professor of Pedagogy. The normal teaching load for faculty in the lecture-track at Emory is 5 courses per academic year. Faculty holding lecture track appointments are expected to be exceptional teachers in the classroom and in the community, as well as to be actively engaged in service to the institution. Lecture track faculty differ from their tenure track colleagues in that the responsibilities focus on teaching, program administration, and service. Lecture track faculty are also expected to participate in professional activities that keep them abreast of their fields and enhance their teaching and service to the institution. Experience in teaching Voice for the Actor is highly desirable.

Requirements: • M.F.A. in Acting, or equivalent degree in Acting • University teaching experience in acting, with the ability to teach across all levels from beginning to advanced • Evidence of active scholarship and professional development in Acting pedagogy, such as literary publications, new course development, and/or the creation of new teaching methodology • Statement regarding your artistic and academic aspirations that includes your experience in the teaching and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds • CV with the names of three References

For both positions, electronically submit a letter of application; CV; performance resume, and teaching statements to Interfolio using the following links:

Assistant/Associate Professor: Acting: http://apply.interfolio.com/57049

Lecture Track Faculty: Acting: http://apply.interfolio.com/57052

Review of applications begins November 1, 2018. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Position start date: Fall, 2019.

Questions should be directed to the Matt Jordan, Department Academic Administrator, at matt.jordan@emory.edu. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus.

Consistently ranked among the top programs, the BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre degrees offer the rigorous, highly-individualized training of a conservatory within the enriching foundation of a liberal arts education, designed to develop and strengthen the skills, hone the instincts, and foster the passion necessary for a professional career as a theatre artist.

Successful candidates will possess: a foundation of training and professional experience as a performer (actor and/or dancer); a track record as a dynamic, inspiring teacher of acting; leadership skills to help shape the future of the BFA musical theatre program; experience as a professional director and/or performer with significant professional musical theatre experience; and a strong interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Terminal degree (MFA) in appropriate discipline required.

A full position description and application requirements may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14683. Screening of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2018.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Theatre--Acting and Directing

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Theatre--Acting and Directing Open Date: Sep 18, 2018 Close Date: Dec 21, 2018 Vanderbilt University seeks applications for an assistant professor specializing in acting and directing with secondary strengths in creating work for digital media, performance art, and/or developing original performance work for a tenure-track appointment in Theatre, effective August 16, 2019. Teaching load is 2-2 with a one course reduction for direction of one departmental production, bringing the total course load to 1-2; courses include upper and lower levels of acting. The successful candidate will have experience teaching undergraduates at a variety of skill levels and will demonstrate an interest in forging meaningful connections to other University departments and programs.

Qualifications MFA or PhD in hand by August 16, 2019.

Application Instructions Submit CV, a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, three letters of recommendation, evidence of artistic excellence, and evidence of teaching excellence via Interfolio at this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/54955.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

American University - Theatre: Full-Time Faculty

The Department of Performing Arts in the School of College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in Theatre for Academic Year 2018-2019. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 27, 2018.

Applicants should hold a terminal degree in theatre or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The faculty member will teach six undergraduate classes per academic year. Candidates should have demonstrated strength or potential for teaching in the broad area of theatre. While the focus will be teaching students in the theatre major, candidates with directing experience may be considered for a directing assignment as part of their teaching load. One or more classes may also be assigned in the University’s General Education program (now called the “AU Core”) where theatre contributes multiple courses. The most successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching courses that may include, but are not limited to, Acting, Voice and Speech, Moving Body, Playwriting, Directing, and Theatre History. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in Department and University activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Initial review of applications will begin May 14, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/50250. For the initial submission, please only include a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, and two sample syllabi. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Administrative Coordinator, 202-885-3422 or streeks@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University (american.edu) is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world. The Department of Performing Arts (american.edu/cas/performing-arts) offers undergraduate degree programs in Dance, Music, Theatre/Musical Theatre, and Audio Technology, as well as graduate degree programs in Arts Management and Audio Technology. The Theatre/Musical Theatre Program offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Theatre and Musical Theatre, as well as a minor in Theatre.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ACTING /MOVEMENT

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE SEEKS AN ENERGETIC AND COLLABORATIVE THEATRE ARTIST/EDUCATOR/SCHOLAR FOR A FULL-TIME, 9-MONTH, TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN PERFORMANCE BEGINNING AUGUST 2018. THE SCHOOL OFFERS AN M.F.A. IN ACTING/ ACTING FOR THE RETURNING PROFESSIONAL, A B.F.A. IN MUSICAL THEATRE, A B.A. IN THEATRE STUDIES: PERFORMANCE, AND A PERFORMANCE MINOR. QUALIFICATIONS: APPLICANTS SHOULD HOLD A TERMINAL DEGREE (M.F.A., PH.D.) IN A PERFORMANCE FIELD, HAVE SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE TEACHING ACTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, AND MAINTAIN AN ACTIVE RESEARCH AGENDA IN PERFORMANCE EVIDENCED BY A RECORD OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY. EXPERIENCE TEACHING ALL LEVELS OF ACTING IS REQUIRED, WITH ADDITIONAL ABILITY TO TEACH MOVEMENT, SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SUZUKI, LABAN, FELDENKRAIS, OR VIEWPOINTS. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE A FOCUS TOWARD INCLUSION, INNOVATION AND COMMUNITY.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN MARCH 9, 2018. https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities PLEASE APPLY TO POSITION 998237. APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT 1) LETTER OF APPLICATION; 2) A CONCISE TEACHING PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT INCLUDING HOW YOU ENGAGE DIVERSE COMMUNITIES. 3) A CURRICULUM VITA; 4) LIST OF THREE REFERENCES. ADDITIONALLY, MAIL OR ELECTRONICALLY SUBMIT 3 CURRENT CONFIDENTIAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION TO: AMY FRITSCHE, SEARCH CHAIR; afritsch@kent.edu 330-672-0112. B144 KENT CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS, 1325 THEATRE DRIVE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY KENT, OH 44242-0001

Senior Lecturer in Theatre (acting)

Vanderbilt University seeks applications for a Senior Lecturer specializing in acting with secondary strengths in directing for a one-year appointment in Theatre, effective August 16, 2018. Teaching load is 3-3 with a one course reduction for direction of one departmental production, bringing the total course load to 2-3; courses include upper and lower levels of acting. The successful candidate will have experience teaching undergraduates at a variety of skill levels.

To apply, please submit: application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three recommendation letters. Interested applicants should submit their applications via Interfolio at this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/47710

Qualifications: MFA or PhD completed by August 16, 2018 is required. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Assistant Professor -ACTING- Emory University

The Department of Theater and Dance at Emory University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Theater Studies, with a specialization in Acting.  We seek a committed and experienced teacher of acting, who is also active as a working artist.  

Emory’s Department of Theater and Dance offers a BA in either Theater or Dance and a joint BA (with Creative Writing) in Playwriting.  The department partners with Theater Emory, an Equity theater company, where faculty serve as artists in residence. Theater Emory also affords Emory students the possibility to study and work alongside professionals.

Emory is a highly ranked research university: No. 21 among national universities and No. 17 among national universities offering the best value to students based on a combination of academic quality and need-based financial aid (U.S. News and World Report 2017). 80% of Emory classes have fewer than 30 students, the student-faculty ratio is 8:1, and the undergraduate population represents 49 states and 79 nations.

Atlanta is a vibrant arts city and the hub of the southeast. It has a strong theater community, with a Tony Award-winning regional theater (the Alliance Theatre) and a diversity of smaller companies: Alliance Theatre, The Center for Puppetry Arts, Horizon Theatre Company, Theatrical Outfit, Synchronicity Theatre, Out Of Hand Theater. Atlanta is also a rapidly growing center for filmmaking, cable programming, and music.

Requirements:

  • An M.F.A. in Acting, or equivalent degree
  • University teaching experience in acting, with the ability to teach across all levels from beginning to advanced
  • Evidence of an active performance career

Desired:

  • Additional expertise in one or more areas such as Voice and Text, Acting for the Camera, Musical Theater Performance or others
  • Experience in associated areas such as directing or the development of new work

Additional Materials:

  • A statement that addresses your teaching philosophy including your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds
  • Supporting materials to demonstrate success in teaching such as course syllabi, class and peer evaluations
  • A research statement defining your artistic interests and aspirations, as well as how you would envision contributing to Theater Emory
  • Links to work samples, on-line portfolios and/or websites encouraged
  • Three reference letters

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • An M.F.A. in Acting, or equivalent degree
  • University teaching experience in acting, with the ability to teach across all levels from beginning to advanced
  • Evidence of an active performance career

Desired:

  • Additional expertise in one or more areas such as Voice and Text, Acting for the Camera, Musical Theater Performance or others
  • Experience in associated areas such as directing or the development of new work

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, go to http:// apply.interfolio.com/46477 and electronically submit a letter of application; CV; performance resume and these additional materials:

  • A statement that addresses your teaching philosophy including your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds
  • Supporting materials to demonstrate success in teaching such as course syllabi, class and peer evaluations
  • A research statement defining your artistic interests and aspirations, as well as how you would envision contributing to Theater Emory
  • Links to work samples, on-line portfolios and/or websites encouraged
  • Three reference letters

Questions should be directed to Matt Jordan, Academic Department Administrator, at matt.jordan@emory.edu. Applicaton Deadline:  December 15, 2017. Position start date: Fall, 2018.

 

Assistant Professor of Acting

Assistant Professor of Acting Department of Theatre University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Theatre seeks a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Acting with a proposed start date of August 16, 2018. A completed terminal degree is required with a demonstrated ability to teach MFA/BFA acting (including on-camera acting), and a record of professional acting, directing or creative activity. For a full position description and to apply, please visit http://jobs.illinois.edu by January 8, 2018.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

 

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Movement Specialist

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Theatre invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre – Movement Specialist to begin academic year 2018-19. The position requires a terminal degree in acting or related field and expertise in an established methodology of movement (or combination of methodologies), and university teaching experience or equivalent. Additional requirements: excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills; interest in curriculum development and academic leadership; and a commitment to increasing the representation of underrepresented voices in theatre. Secondary expertise in another area of performance is preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the position includes a full university benefits package.

This full-time, nine-month appointment requires a combination of teaching, service, and research/creative work. The successful candidate will teach theatre and movement courses, serve as movement coach for UMBC productions, and contribute to academic advising, committee service, student recruitment, and related activities. UMBC is a Carnegie Research University – High Activity institution: tenure-track faculty are expected to develop research/creative work that leads to a national reputation in their field, and institutional support and mentorship is provided. UMBC is located near theaters in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., where many faculty contribute to professional productions.

The Department has approximately 125 majors/minors and offers a B.F.A. in Acting, and a B.A. in Theatre with concentrations in Design & Production or Theatre Studies, all taught within new, state-of-the-art facilities. UMBC Theatre productions have received numerous KC/ACTF awards and national festival invitations.

UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and seeks to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty and staff diversity and encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

For best consideration, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, a statement of commitment to inclusive excellence, and contact information for three references via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/44066).

Screening of applications will begin November 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  For questions please contact Alan Kreizenbeck, Search Chair at kreizenb@umbc.edu. Department website: www.theatre.umbc.edu. UMBC is an EOE/AA.