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Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing
University of New Mexico


Date Posted Jul. 25, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing
University University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, United States
Department Department of Theatre & Dance More About This Department...
Application Deadline Sep. 10, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 10, 2020
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education
 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching: Teach three courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Qualified candidates will be able to teach all levels of acting and directing, with secondary expertise in one or more of the following areas: devising; community engagement; voice; movement; Latinx performance; indigenous performance; diverse styles and techniques within contemporary performance practice.

Research/Creative Activity: Maintain artistic activity and research that leads to performance and/or publication via appropriate platforms. Practice-as-research and community-engaged research are welcome.

Service: Collaborate with faculty and support initiatives related to the development of undergraduate and graduate theatre curriculum and building strong BA, MA, and MFA degrees; mentor and advise undergraduate theatre majors; serve on thesis and dissertation committees; mentor undergraduate and graduate projects; direct theatre productions in rotation with other theatre faculty members; serve on various departmental, college, and university committees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A) MFA, MA, or ten years professional experience.
B) Two years studio teaching experience at the university level in acting and directing, at the time of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
A) Three years teaching experience at the university level in acting and directing.
B) Expertise and teaching experience at the university level in two or more of the following: devising; community engagement; voice; movement; Latinx performance; indigenous performance; diverse styles and techniques within contemporary performance practice.
C) Evidence of professional performance experience.
D) Evidence of a body of creative work.
E) Clear research agenda and/or creative inquiry and artistic goals.
F) A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM continuing faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.


  • The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. The Theatre Program is partnering with the Office for Equity and Inclusion to recruit and retrain excellent faculty.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Sarah Lentz
    Department of Theatre & Dance
    University of New Mexico
    Mcc04 2575
    1 University of New Mexico
    Albuquerque, NM 87131
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  • 505-277-2737
  • slentz@unm.edu

 

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