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

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.

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 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.

Assistant Professor: Acting at UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre

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 (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.