19 Dec 2016

Full-Time Job Lecturer

The University of Texas at Austin- Department of Theatre and Dance (Job Poster) – Mingus, Texas, United States

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Job Description

The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full time lecturer position in Acting with a specialization in Voice and Speech. We are seeking an artist-practitioner with a deep knowledge of the practical application of voice and speech skills within the fundamentals of acting. The ideal candidate will focus on a combination of acting and voice/speech coursework and have experience in one or several acknowledged voice pedagogies including but not limited to Linklater, Berry or Fitzmaurice voice work. Knowledge of phonetics and dialect would also be desirable as would experience with somatic work such as Feldenkrais or Alexander methods. The person in this position will teach both BFA Acting and BA Theatre majors and be actively involved in mentorship of actors in main stage and studio productions.

An MFA in Acting is required of all applicants.  The ideal candidate will have a significant record of professional theatre experience in acting and/or vocal coaching. Previous teaching experience at the university or college level is required. We seek applicants who pursue academic excellence through diversity at all levels.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Instructions:
Review of applications begins January 17, 2017, but the search will be kept open until the position is filled. Applicants are invited to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy to Interfolio at the following URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39211. In addition, applicants will arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to Interfolio by their referees.

 

 


• Job Title: Lecturer
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: The University of Texas at Austin- Department of Theatre and Dance
• website: theatredance.utexas.edu/
• Location: Mingus, Texas, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Location: Texas.