POSITION: Full time, nine-month, tenure track appointment in Theater, Acting/Directing.
RANK/SALARY: Assistant or Associate Professor appointment in Theater. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The department seeks an accomplished Master Teacher to teach Acting/Directing and mentor students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Courses at the graduate level may include scene study in American Realism, Chekhov, and/or Shakespeare, classical styles and directing practicum. Undergraduate courses may include advanced acting in a Stanislavsky-based training system, and directing. Candidate will Direct Productions as part of the department season and will collegially contribute to department life.
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated interest and commitment to teaching, MFA Degree in Theater, substantial professional experience as an actor and director. Advanced professional training in an acting craft area or specialty is preferred. Knowledge of and practice in African-American, Latin and/or Asian-American theater is desirable. Minimum of five years of successful teaching at the university level. A successful candidate will be versed in a variety of styles, with the ability to teach pre-professional candidates.
APPOINTMENT DATE: July 1, 2018
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begins September 25, 2017 and continues until position is filled. Email a letter of application and current Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED.
Prepare to send the following additional materials if requested at a later date:
- 3-5 confidential letters of recommendation directly from the referee
- 3 additional names of references with phone numbers and email addresses
- Course syllabi
- Examples of published scholarly work or links to online performances
The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is part of the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, located in close proximity to the City’s historic cultural institutions, including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Walnut Street Theater, Opera Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia Theatre Company and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts is part of a thriving arts community that provides myriad opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty, and cultural partners. The Center is located on the University’s main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. Fall 2016 Theater enrollment included 280 students-260 undergraduate and 20 graduate students in Acting, Design, Directing and Playwriting. The Theater department is served by 17 full-time faculty and 15 affiliate faculty. The Department offers BA, BFA, MA, and MFA degrees.
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.