voice & speech

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.

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

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 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 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.

Assistant Professors of Performance (two positions)

Assistant Professors of Performance (two positions) Department of Theatre Arts College of Fine Arts and Communication

Position: The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for two tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professors in the Department of Theatre Arts beginning August 2019.

Qualifications: MFA in acting preferred, but related terminal degrees with performance experience will be considered. Demonstrated abilities as a classroom/studio teacher of acting and a record of creative activity and/or scholarship.

Responsibilities: Position carries a 7 course teaching load with responsibilities for required courses in the BFA in acting, performance electives for all theatre students, and directing and coaching as needed. Seeking one with a specialty in recognized pedagogies of voice and speech, and one with a specialty in a recognized pedagogy of movement. Capable of integrating voice and movement skills into the acting process. The department is also interested in colleagues with an awareness of current and emerging trends in the acting profession. Examples include engagement with electronic media, theatre in communities, improve/comedy, or musical theatre. Service to the department and active engagement in creative activity and scholarship expected. Applicants with demonstrated experience in the recruitment and/or retention of underrepresented students, including students of color, are desired.

Application Process: Strongest consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018. Position open until filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: Professor Peter Wray Department of Theatre Arts Towson University 8000 York Road Towson, MD 21252-0001 Phone: 410.704.2792 Please visit https://www.towson.edu/provostbudgetoffice/documents/3213_cofac_thea_asst_prof_two_positions.pdf for complete application information.

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.