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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF INSTRUCTION: VOICE

Requisition # 73525

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, November 12th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Theatre Arts

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Theatre Arts seeks an Associate Professor of Instruction in Voice to teach five courses in voice each year. Primary responsibilities include the design and implementation of a five-semester vocal training curriculum for the MFA acting program, teaching beginning and intermediate voice for the BA degree, coaching departmental productions, mentoring and advising students, recruiting, and participating in departmental and university service responsibilities.  Continued professional engagement in vocal or creative work is expected.



Term of Appointment: Starts August 21, 2019  – one year appointment with option to renew for two additional years; five year contracts thereafter are renewable without limit.



Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.



Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.



The University of Iowa has been a pioneer in all aspects of theatrical production. Degree Programs are BA and MFA with specializations in acting, design, directing, dramaturgy, playwriting, and stage management. The department has a special interest in the development of new plays, and each year produces 15-20 new works in addition to classic plays. Student actors are trained to actively respond to the needs of new plays and performance while grounding themselves in classic principles of acting. 



The Department of Theatre Arts 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 PhD, must be in hand by start date

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of three years of university level teaching experience beyond the TA level; a record of creative or vocal work in the professional theatre; certification or extensive training in a specific voice specialization such as (but not limited to) Linklater, Fitzmaurice, or Rodenburg; experience teaching International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), dialects, and Shakespeare are required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience teaching acting; experience teaching topics for voice, such as anatomy and physiology, and vocal styles is desirable.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Descriptions of teaching and creative interests
 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
Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
1400 M VOX
Iowa City, IA 52240
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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