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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN VOICE AND ACTING – TENURE-TRACK

The Department of Theater at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Voice and Acting at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2020. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the University offers an attractive benefits package. Requirements: MFA in Acting or related field by time of appointment; certification in a recognized Voice pedagogy (such as Fitzmaurice, Laban, Lessac, Linklater, etc.); demonstrated excellence in teaching voice and acting at the college level; record of professional achievement as a theater practitioner at the regional or national level; evidence of ongoing creative or professional achievement; and an ability to collaborate and work with colleagues and students across disciplines. We are seeking a person with a passion and vision for undergraduate education to teach Voice and Acting classes in our B.A. program. The ideal candidate will demonstrate rigor and excellence in their work, as they join a dynamic team of faculty and staff in a department of about 150 theater majors and a growing minor. The department also has MFA programs in Design, Directing, and Dramaturgy, and the nation’s first certificate in Multicultural Theater Practice. In addition to teaching Voice and Acting classes, the candidate will mentor MFA students in their teaching, take an active role in recruitment, and assist with vocal coaching on productions. Ideally, the candidate will also bring their own unique expertise or specialty to expand our program, with some potential areas of interest being LGBTQIA+ theater, musical theater, or innovative classes for non-majors. Participation in departmental and university service is also a responsibility. To apply, please submit a Letter of Application; a Curriculum Vitae (or detailed professional résumé); a Statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion which describes your past, current, and anticipated contributions in these areas through research, teaching and service; and the Names and Email Addresses of three references to: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/502474/assistant-professor-of-voice-and-acting Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of November 1, 2019 to ensure full consideration. UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

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.

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Voice

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

The Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Voice and Speech. The position leads vocal training for the Professional Actor Training Program (M.F.A) teaching a comprehensive six-semester program in voice, speech and dialects and serves as Voice and Dialect Coach for PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional LORT theatre associated with the Department of Dramatic Art. The successful candidate will have at least three years of experience as a voice teacher/vocal coach at the university, college, or professional level, and have demonstrated professional excellence as evidenced by prior professional achievement and ongoing professional contacts. Applicants should possess a Master of Fine Arts degree from an accredited institution or equivalent professional experience.

For further details on the position, application instructions, and to apply, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148418 . Application deadline is 10/21/2018. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Assistant Professor of Voice and Movement, University of New Orleans

University of New Orleans seeks an Assistant Professor of Voice and Movement teaching undergraduate and graduate students. MFA degree and professional experience required. Three-year university level teaching in a Liberal Arts environment preferred. Send cover letter, CV, three letters of reference and a teaching philosophy to Prof. David Hoover, dhoover@uno.edu.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant’s having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Visit http://www.uno.edu/jobs/00000.aspx for further details.

Assistant Professor of Voice and Movement, University of New Orleans

University of New Orleans seeks an Assistant Professor of Voice and Movement teaching undergraduate and graduate students. MFA degree and professional experience required. Three-year university level teaching in a Liberal Arts environment preferred. Send cover letter, CV, three letters of reference and a teaching philosophy to Prof. David Hoover, dhoover@uno.edu.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant’s having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Visit http://www.uno.edu/jobs/00000.aspx for further details.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Speech

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Theatre seeks a full-time 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Speech, with a proposed start date of August 16, 2018. An MFA or terminal degree is required. Experience teaching voice and speech for Theatre at the university level, expertise in speech, IPA, accents/dialects, voice over, advanced texts and styles, and one or more recognized vocal production approaches is required. For a full position description and to apply, please visit http://jobs.illinois.edu by March 26, 2018.

Asst./Assoc. Professor of Theatre, Voice and Speech

Penn State School of Theatre invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment to teach voice and speech at the assistant or associate professor rank to begin August 2018. The candidate will teach voice and speech classes at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful candidate will teach vocal production, speech, text, and dialects and accents in a manner compatible with the needs of the program. No specific voice or speech teaching method is required but expertise and/or certification in a known methodology is preferred (i.e. Fitzmaurice, Miller Voice Method, Knight-Thompson Speechwork, etc.). Candidates who have a background and training in a specific methodology should demonstrate in their application an ability to incorporate other techniques and to be open & flexible in their approach to the work. Relevant teaching experience and a sound knowledge of anatomy of the human voice are essential. A secondary area of expertise might include a physical approach to acting (i.e. Lecoq, Michael Chekhov, etc.) and/or a body-focused technique (i.e. Alexander, Feldenkrais, etc.).

Additional responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to student tutorials and production vocal, text and/or dialect coaching. We seek an applicant who is interested in an integrated and collaborative approach to actor training and in developing such a curriculum with the performance area team. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until filled. Applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, cv, teaching philosophy and list of 3-5 references here: http://apptrkr.com/1121554.

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Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre.

Responsibilities:  Teach Musical Theatre History, Performance, Repertoire, and Musicianship.  Serve as musical director and accompany departmental productions and projects.  Participation in recruitment, advising, committee work and service to the university will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: Required: DMA, PhD, MFA, or MM with requisite professional experience; significant knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles; record of successful musical direction and effective teaching at the college and/or university level; accompanying skills.

Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field; thorough knowledge of singing techniques and vocal production.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu  and complete the online application.  Attach a letter of application, specifically addressing how your qualifications, training, and experience meet the stated needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Three current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials should be sent electronically to: Stacy Alley, Search Committee Chair; Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of AlabamaBox 870239, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239

    (205) 348-6247 or FAX (205)348-9048

    slalley@ua.edu, www.as.ua.edu/theatre

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor Musical Theatre (Voice)

The Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of Alabama The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre (Voice).

Responsibilities: Teach private lessons to Musical Theatre track students. Additional duties include teaching class voice for non-majors as well as participating in recruitment and auditions. Participation in advising, committee work and service to the university, college, and department will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: Required: DMA, PhD, MFA or MM with requisite professional experience; thorough knowledge of vocal technique and styles of musical theatre vocal production; knowledge of musical theatre repertoire; a record of effective teaching at the college and/or university level; remain current in the field with regard to evolving styles, techniques, and voice pedagogy.

Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field; Soprano/Belter or Mezzo/Belter.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, specifically addressing how your qualifications, training, and experience meet the stated needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Three current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials such as audio/video recordings should be sent electronically to:

Dr. William A. Martin, Search Committee Chair Department of Theatre and Dance The University of Alabama Box 870239 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239 FAX (205)348-9048 marti001@ua.edu, www.as.ua.edu/theatre

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.