Assistant Professor (Theatre)
Assistant Professor (Theatre)
Job Description Summary
The Department of Theatre at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in theatre at the rank of Assistant Professor of Acting and Voice, beginning fall semester 2021. The position involves instruction in foundational, intermediate, and advanced acting courses, acting for the camera, a four-semester sequence of voice and speech performance in the BFA Performance Program, and coaching in Voice, Speech, and Dialects in selected plays in the department’s six production season. In addition, there are opportunities for directing, outreach, and research. The Department of Theatre embraces Auburn University’s commitment to increasing diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The Search Committee welcomes applications from candidates whose record of creative research, teaching, and/or outreach strengthens the department’s ability to offer diverse perspectives to our students. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Starting date will be August 16, 2021. Review of applications will begin November 8th, 2020. Search will remain open until position is filled.
The successful candidate should have a terminal degree in performance at the time of appointment, two years of teaching voice/acting in a university setting, experience and qualifications necessary to teach voice and speech for the actor in a BFA studio, and a documented record of professional experience in performance. Ability to work with and collaborate as a member of a well-established artistic team is essential. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, visit http://www.auemployment.com/postings/19720 and upload cover letter and CV as well as a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to equity and social justice through teaching, research, professional activities and/or service. Official transcripts will be required for those who interview. You will also need to provide contact information for three reference providers. Cover letters may be addressed to Dr. Tessa Carr, Search Committee Chair, Auburn University Department of Theatre.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.
Auburn University is a comprehensive research institution, the largest in Alabama, with an enrollment of nearly 25,500 students and within easy driving distance of Atlanta, Birmingham, and Montgomery. With around 100 majors, the Department of Theatre offers a B.A. in theatre as well as B.F.A degrees in performance, musical theatre, design & technology, and theatre management. The department is housed in a dedicated theatre facility including a 365-seat house with proscenium/thrust stage, a black box performance space, studio theatre, design studio, fully equipped shops, two dance/movement studios, a smart classroom, and computer lab.
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/
Auburn University is an EEO /Vet/Disability Employer
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