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Teaching Faculty

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 7, 2023

Minimum $45,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

Teach up to four classes per semester in the area of acting, Directing, Movement, and technical production.
Prepare syllabus, lesson plans and teaching materials.
Prepare, administer and grade classroom activities, homework and exams.
Submit grades.
Hold regular office hours.
Hold outside-of-class coaching and mentorship sessions for students in the course.
Certain classes may involve working with students in a production role (Movement Coach, or Director for example).
Provide incidental service to the department.

Responsibilities: Teaching Faculty II (TL026)
Teaching Faculty I (TL025) Tasks:
  • Maintain the set up, safety, and cleanliness of instructional spaces
  • Volunteer as advisor for student organizations
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Terminal Degree
A Master's of Fine Arts in Theatre, Master's of Fine Arts in Acting, or related field.


Top applicants will have considerable experience in preparing syllabi, lesson plans, and teaching materials, and teaching acting or acting related courses at the College level. Instruction will include mentoring student Actors and Directors. Personal experience as an Actor, Director, Producer, or Artistic Director, at a College or a professional level will be also taken into account. Professional Memberships are a plus!

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 25% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Additional Information:

The Department of Theatre and Drama, and the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, nationality, religion, and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a CV and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the CV and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.
The deadline for assured consideration is April 23, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.


Terri Bonner
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Teaching Faculty I(TL025) or Teaching Faculty II(TL026)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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