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Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre, Acting; Tenure Track
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre, Acting; Tenure Track
University University of Tennessee, Knoxville More About This Institution...
Knoxville, TN, United States
Department Theatre More About This Department...
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2020
  • Faculty Associate
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre seeks a dynamic teacher of acting with experience in graduate and undergraduate instruction, and a record of professional accomplishment. This position’s duties include teaching, mentoring and advising students in the acting concentrations of the BA and MFA programs. Additional expertise in teaching voice and speech for the actor is desirable. As a member of the Clarence Brown Theatre Company, this colleague will act or direct in one to two productions a year for the theatre. Other expectations include a continuing record of scholarly research and/or external creative activity and service to the university.

Terminal degree (MFA or PHD) or professional equivalency required. Advanced teaching experience in acting at the national or international level desired. Professional activity and promise expected. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Salary: competitive with full benefits. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2019.

The Department of Theatre partners with the Clarence Brown Theatre in their dual professional and educational missions. As a member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the Clarence Brown Theatre serves Knoxville and East Tennessee as the state’s regional theatre. The faculty in the Department of Theatre are appointed as members of the artistic company of the Clarence Brown, supporting the professional mission in their area of expertise. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society.

  • The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.

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  • John Sipes
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    1115 Volunteer Blvd
    206 McClung Tower
    Knoxville, TN 37996
  • 865-974-2485


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