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LECTURER IN ACTING

Requisition # 71719

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, October 2nd, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Theatre Arts

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts seeks a full time Lecturer in Acting. The Department offers a BA in Theatre, which includes multiple courses in acting, movement and voice, and an MFA with specializations in Acting, Directing, Design, Dramaturgy, Playwriting and Stage Management. The University of Iowa is a leader in the development of new work for the stage and has a long-established history of integrating technologies into production. The Department produces 15-20 new works annually in addition to other plays and musicals.



This faculty member will teach six courses each year. They include introductory to intermediate Stanislavski and Meisner-based undergraduate acting, movement, as well as other topics depending on the candidate’s specialty, such as musical theatre, acting for the camera, Shakespeare and/or period styles. The lecturer will be an active mentor to undergraduate actors, coaching and responding to their work in productions, and will advise general theatre students. The lecturer may also participate in productions as an actor or director. Professional development and/or continued professional work as an actor is expected.



Three-year renewable appointment starting August 15, 2018.



Screening of applications begins December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include a letter of application, a complete CV, statements describing their professional and teaching practice, and the names, email, and addresses of three references. Candidates should include a link to their website or equivalent online presence.



The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



 

Education Requirement:

MFA or equivalent experience.

Required Qualifications:

Professional artistic accomplishments in acting; a total of at least 3 years teaching acting at the college level beyond teaching as a graduate student; appropriate training to teach movement at the undergraduate level.

Desirable Qualifications:

Ability to teach one or more of the following: acting in Shakespeare, musical theatre, acting for the camera, Meisner technique; experience as a director; trained in a recognized acting movement technique such as but not limited to Lecoq, Decroux, Laban, or the Margulies Method.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
Link to website or equivalent online presence
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Kellie A Kucera - kellie-kucera@uiowa.edu
Clas-Performing Arts
The University of Iowa
1400 M VOX
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-1606
Department URL: https://theatre.uiowa.edu/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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