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Assistant Professor of Theatre in Actor Movement
Florida Atlantic University

  • Dec. 27, 2016
  • Assistant Professor of Theatre in Actor Movement
  • Theatre Department
  • Florida Atlantic University
    Boca Raton, FL
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education
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Assistant Professor of Theatre in Actor Movement

The Assistant Professor of Theatre in Actor Movement will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the MFA, BFA, and BA degree programs in FAU’s Theatre Department.

Responsibilities will include:

Movement coaching for departmental productions.

Mentoring and supervising of student actors, workers, and volunteers.

Committee work.

Student recruitment and academic advising.

Possible directing and performing in departmental productions.

Securing external and internal funding though grant writing and other developmental activities.

MFA in Theatre (preferably in either Acting or Directing) and three semesters of college level teaching experience required. MFA must be conferred by August 31, 2016.

Strong background in an actor movement specialization such as Alexander, Laban, Viewpoints etc. required.

Commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment; along with a demonstrated artistic ability at both professional and academic levels required.

Expertise in a secondary movement discipline such as stage combat, yoga, dance, style and period movement, or mask work preferred.

Graduate level teaching preferred.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Position #991154) on the Office of Human Resources’ job website ( by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, sample of course syllabus in actor movement, statement of teaching philosophy and three recent letters of reference.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (Position #991154).

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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