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Assistant or Associate Professor in Voice and Speech
University of Minnesota, Duluth

Date Posted Jan. 28, 2020
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Voice and Speech
University University of Minnesota, Duluth
Duluth, MN, United States
Department Department of Theatre
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Department of Theatre at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor (100%) in Voice & Speech beginning Fall 2020. Responsibilities include: providing voice and speech coursework, mentorship, and guidance to theatre students; supporting our active production season by providing voice, text, and dialect coaching for productions; directing one production a year as part of our mainstage season; and providing departmental service and other requisite duties of a tenure-track position.

Essential qualifications: Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance or related field from a regionally accredited university. Two years teaching voice and speech at the university level (graduate school teaching experience accepted) or in the professional theatre field. Demonstration of effective teaching and mentorship. Specific knowledge in one vocal methodology (such as Linklater) but an understanding of other vocal training techniques. Desire and ability to effectively teach and train students of all levels. Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, LGBTQ, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students.

The University of Minnesota requires online applications for this position. For complete position description and information on how to apply online, visit and search for Job opening 335188. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning February 28, 2020.

  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

    The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

    The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. Veterans and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Mark Harvey
    Department of Theatre
    University of Minnesota, Duluth
    1215 Ordean Court
    141 Marshall Performing Arts Center
    Duluth, MN 55812
  • 218-726-6798


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