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21 Mar 2023


Lecturer – Theatre / Acting

Clemson University

 Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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Job Description

Clemson University: College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities: Performing Arts

Lecturer – Theatre / Acting

Location: Clemson, SC



The Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University seeks an outstanding lecturer of Theatre/Acting to begin August 2023.

This is a 9-month faculty position that will hold the academic rank of full-time Lecturer. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in the Theatre emphasis area, as well as direct one mainstage production during each academic year.
The hired lecturer will teach Theatre Appreciation and Acting 1 for Non-Majors. Candidates are encouraged to suggest other courses they are qualified to teach from the following: Acting 1, Acting 2, Shakespeare, Voice for the Stage, and Movement for the Stage. Musical theatre teaching/directing experience, stage combat qualifications, and on-camera experience are a plus for this lecturer position. This position will operate under a 3/3 teaching load (3 courses one semester; 2 courses and 1 directing assignment in the next semester).

The Performing Arts degree at Clemson University is a nationally distinctive degree that integrates the technology, performance, production, theory, and history of the performing arts into a unified program of study that prepares students for careers in many aspects of the arts including theatre, music and audio technology. The Department of Performing Arts occupies the Robert Howell Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. The Brooks Center is an 87,000 square foot educational/performance building that includes classrooms, rehearsal halls, offices, and supporting spaces.

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts. Teaching experience at the secondary or college level is preferred. Strong organizational and administrative skills. Conversant in theatre history and contemporary professional practices. Specialty area(s) preferred (ie: voice, movement, on-camera, etc.). Recent professional acting and/or directing experience. Desire to stay current and relevant in area of practice. A commitment to and interest in diverse student recruitment.

Application Instructions
Clemson University uses Interfolio for the electronic submission of application materials. Application materials should be submitted to:

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by April 7, 2023.

Applications materials should include the following:

  • Cover Letter indicating interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Separate Acting/Directing Resume (if applicable)
  • Teaching and Diversity Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Sample Syllabi, if available

Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with credentials and experience with a range between $40,000 and $46,000. This position qualifies for state benefits.

Kerrie Seymour, Associate Professor, Acting, Department of Performing Arts Chair of Lecturer in Theatre/Acting Search Committee

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Lecturer – Theatre / Acting
Clemson University
 Clemson, South Carolina, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: acting, education, performing arts, teaching, and university. States: South Carolina.