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University of Idaho
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Posted: 03/7/2018
Regular Faculty, Acting & Directing

University of Idaho

Regular Faculty, Acting & Directing

The University of Idaho’s Theatre Arts Department invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Theatre in Acting and Directing to begin academic year 2018/2019. We seek applicants who value collegiality and possess a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, and the collaborative process of theatre making. Job Duties include teaching a progression of studio acting classes that concentrate on text work and scene study (including Shakespeare) and directing one production each year. The directing assignment is considered part of the 3/3 teaching load. Willingness to engage with graduate students via our unique distance-delivery format is a plus. University of Idaho and the Department of Theatre Arts are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications: MFA in Theatre, experience teaching at the university level, demonstrated knowledge of Acting and Directing, and evidence of professional creative activity. Preferred Qualifications: experience teaching Shakespearean acting, experience teaching Voice and Movement, and a record of inclusive pedagogy and of engaging students from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions: Submit cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a list of 5 references including 2-3 representing higher-education; please include names, titles, phone numbers, email addresses, and a brief statement about your professional relationship online at References will be contacted for finalists. Review of applications begins immediately; the position is open until filled. EOE.

About the University of Idaho: UIdaho is the state’s land-grant university; its residential campus serves 12,000 students and is situated in Moscow, a town of 25,000. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Palouse, Moscow enjoys a thriving arts community that supports theatre, dance, concerts, gallery openings, and more. The Theatre Arts Department’s 8 full-time faculty serve approximately 110 undergraduate majors and 35 MFA students.