COFAC-N-3040L, Lecturer in Acting and Performance

Towson, Maryland
Feb 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer in Acting and Performance

Department of Theatre Arts

College of Fine Arts and Communication

The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Theatre Arts beginning August, 2017.

Terminal degree. Demonstrated abilities as a classroom/studio teacher and a record of creative activity and/or scholarship.


Four 3 credit courses per semester with responsibilities for acting classes in the BFA in Acting, and courses in another area of specialty, with particular interest in (but not limited to) voice and speech for the actor. Courses may include performance classes in the BA/BS in Theatre studies, or acting for non-majors. Ideal candidate will have experience with theatre reflecting diverse communities. Potential opportunities to direct. Service to department and active engagement in creative activity and scholarship expected.

The Department:

The Department of Theatre Arts ( enjoys a strong reputation in the region for quality training and a dedicated faculty. The undergraduate program provides a rigorous theatre education within a liberal arts context. The department offers a BA/BS in Theatre Arts with tracks in Design and Production, and Theatre Studies, as well as BFA in Acting. The department’s MFA in Theatre Arts is design as an experimental, self-directed process that challenges, expands, and develops each participant’s artistic vision.

Towson University:

Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications being March 15, 2017 and continues until position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Professor Steven Satta

Department of Theatre Arts

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252

Phone: 410-704-2792

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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.