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.
The preferred candidate will hold an MFA or have professional equivalence. A minimum of 2-3 years of teaching experience is desired. Proficiency, though not necessarily certification, in the principles of breath work and voice production for the actor is desired, along with a familiarity of prominent techniques, which might include but not be limited to Linklater, Fitzmaurice, Lessac, Alexander Technique, and ritual song. Background in dialects and an ability to discuss with students their progress in text analysis and the International Phonetic Alphabet would be a plus.
The candidate will mentor a community of undergraduates with diverse backgrounds. The candidate whose experience reflects work with and/or teaching diverse communities is preferable.
Responsibilities will include teaching voice within the BFA conservatory program, guiding students in production, voice coaching selected productions, and taking part in the daily life and culture of the school. The position is Pittsburgh-based. Establishing and/or maintaining professional engagements is encouraged. The position will accommodate to the particular talents and skill sets of the successful candidate, so all who broadly fit the description above are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will join a faculty, staff and student body committed to diversity, equity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. Apply/full description: https://apply.interfolio.com/55827
Assistant Professor, Acting, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre. Tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2018. Seeking an MFA or PhD with college-level teaching experience in contemporary acting practice, emphasis on voice and speech. Expertise in IPA, Dialects, Basic Shakespeare Verse and Text desired. Additional areas of expertise may include Musical Theatre, African-American Theatre and/or Race and Performance, and Culturally Responsive Community Practice. A 3/2 teaching load (including one general education course), participation in departmental service and governance, and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure at a research institution are expected.
Screening begins November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Faculty Job #5081). Required submission materials include a letter of application, diversity statement, curriculum vitae, official transcript, three original letters of recommendation, and contact information for five references. UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. AA/EOE.