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Assistant Professor of Theatre Performance: Acting/Voice and Speech

University of Evansville
Indiana, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jan 22, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Theatre Performance: Acting/Voice and Speech

 The University of Evansville seeks qualified applicants for a tenure–track, Assistant Professor of Theatre Performance: Acting and Voice position in a nationally recognized undergraduate Department of Theatre, beginning August 1, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, scholarship, and service to the University, community, and profession.

 Applicants should have significant professional experience as an actor and/or director, a background in current voice and speech methodologies, and a passion for teaching and mentoring undergraduate students within a liberal arts setting. A secondary area of expertise, such as directing, movement, stage combat, or other related training approaches highly desired. 

 The successful candidate will teach courses in Theatre Performance, including Acting Fundamentals, Character Study, Acting in Dialect, Classical Texts, Audition Techniques, and will serve as text/dialect coach for departmental productions. Directing or other production assignments possible, dependent upon qualifications. 

 Qualifications: MFA degree and significant professional experience required. Previous teaching experience and AEA or SDC membership preferred. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a collaborative nature are essential. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please complete the University of Evansville online application located at:

 Email letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with email addresses to: Eric Renschler, Chair, Department of Theatre, University of Evansville, at

 Additional information about the Department of Theatre is available at

The University of Evansville is an independent, comprehensive, selective admissions university recognized for excellence in its core liberal arts and sciences curriculum and professional programs.  Total enrollment is approximately 2,500 students. The University is a leader in study abroad and has a campus in England, Harlaxton College. The University of Evansville operates under a non-discriminatory policy with regard to race, color, creed or religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.  Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  The University of Evansville participates in the E-Verify program.

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