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A&S_THA_Asst. Professor (Movement/Acting)
University of Miami

Date Posted Sep. 24, 2018
Title A&S_THA_Asst. Professor (Movement/Acting)
University University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL, United States
Department Department of Theatre Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The University of Miami’s Department of Theatre Arts seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 15th, 2019. This is a Movement/Acting position with a full time, nine-month appointment. The successful candidate will have substantial experience as an acting teacher as well as in teaching a range of movement-based techniques which may include, but are not limited to mask technique, period movement, stage combat, Alexander Technique, Viewpoints, Laban, Biomechanics, Margolis, The Expressive Actor, and Lecoq. Candidates given strongest consideration will have an established national reputation in the field or evidence of potential for national recognition. Teaching responsibilities include working with BFA and BA theatre majors as well as non-majors and providing support for departmental productions.

Qualifications: MFA degree in Theatre, three years of experience teaching at the college level, and significant professional experience.

For consideration, interested applicants should apply through the University’s Faculty Careers Website: and attach a letter of application, professional resume, and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent by recommenders independently to or by mail to: Movement/Acting Search Committee; Jennifer Burke, Committee Chair; University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts, PO Box 248273, Coral Gables, FL 33124 4820. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

  • The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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Contact Information

  • Jennifer Burke
    Department of Thatre Arts
    University of Miami
    1231 Theo Dickinson Dr #200
    Coral Gables, FL 33146
  • 305 284 4474


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