acting pedagogy

Assistant Professor of Acting/Stage Voice

Assistant Professor, Acting/Stage Voice, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre. Tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2020. Required: MFA or PhD; three years college-level teaching experience. Seeking a highly collaborative artist/scholar with expertise teaching a variety of contemporary acting and stage voice pedagogies. We also seek a record of meaningful work in and across racial and cultural borders. Expertise in IPA, Knight-Thompson, Dialects, Shakespeare verse/text desired. Possible additional areas: African-American Theatre, culturally responsive acting pedagogies, Directing, and/or Applied Theatre. 3/2 teaching load, participation in departmental service/governance, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure at a research institution expected. Screening begins November 1, 2019. Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Faculty Job #5081). Submit application letter; diversity statement; curriculum vitae; transcript; three letters of recommendation; contacts for five references. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

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 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.

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.