Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing - req# 9697
Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing
|Hiring Department||Theatre and Dance (652A)|
|Academic Location||College of Fine Arts|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
Teaching: Teach three courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Qualified candidates will be able to teach all levels of acting and directing, with secondary expertise in one or more of the following areas: devising; community engagement; voice; movement; Latinx performance; indigenous performance; diverse styles and techniques within contemporary performance practice.
Research/Creative Activity: Maintain artistic activity and research that leads to performance and/or publication via appropriate platforms. Practice-as-research and community-engaged research are welcome.
Service: Collaborate with faculty and support initiatives related to the development of undergraduate and graduate theatre curriculum and building strong BA, MA, and MFA degrees; mentor and advise undergraduate theatre majors; serve on thesis and dissertation committees; mentor undergraduate and graduate projects; direct theatre productions in rotation with other theatre faculty members; serve on various departmental, college, and university committees.
A) MFA, MA, or or ten years of professional experience.
B) Two years studio teaching experience at the university level in acting and directing, at the time of hire.
A) Three years teaching experience at the university level in acting and directing.
B) Expertise and teaching experience at the university level in two or more of the following: devising; community engagement; voice; movement; Latinx performance; indigenous performance; diverse styles and techniques within contemporary performance practice.
C) Evidence of professional performance experience.
D) Evidence of a body of creative work.
E) Clear research agenda and/or creative inquiry and artistic goals.
F) A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
|Application Instructions||Attach 1) Cover Letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) teaching statement 4) research statement or artist's statement 5) links to videos of creative work and/or copies of scholarly publications 6) names and contact information of three references.Dept. Contact Sarah Lentz 505-277-2737 firstname.lastname@example.org |
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|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 9/10/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
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