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Job ID: 180820

Assistant Professor-Acting
Florida State University

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2022
Title Assistant Professor-Acting
University Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, United States
Department School of Theatre
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Florida State University School of Theatre invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Acting. An MFA or equivalent terminal degree is required as is successful college level teaching and professional acting experience.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses each semester covering Intermediate Acting and Advanced Scene Study, primarily in the BFA Acting program. We are interested in practitioners who are committed to teaching undergraduates and who will maintain an active professional practice outside of Florida State. The position requires serving on School and University Committees, assisting in the recruitment and mentoring of students, and working in cooperation with faculty and staff in fulfilling the professional training and educational mission of the School of Theatre. A successful candidate would bring directing experience to the position and would, on a rotating basis, direct in the School’s Season. Other requirements include: commitment to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion; ability to work effectively with community members with respect to gender, expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and national or ethnic origin; as well as commitment to safe working practices in the entertainment industry.

By valuing, celebrating and leveraging the differences and similarities within our community, we create a fertile environment for problem-solving – one that is more inventive and compassionate.  All are encouraged to apply.  To apply please go to, using posting 51152. 

Applicants are required to complete the online application and must include a letter of introduction, current CV, diversity statement, and three recent letters of recommendation.  Additional information may be requested.  Complete applications will be reviewed starting March 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.



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