Teaching Faculty II 9 Month Salary, School of Theatre

Location
Tallahassee, FL
Posted
Apr 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41326

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999



Department

School of Theatre

Responsibilities

Florida State University invites applications for a nine-month Teaching Faculty II position. This position will teach acting for the camera in the School of Theatre, and acting for filmmakers in the College of Motion Picture Arts, and serve as a strong and critical link between the two nationally-ranked art programs to begin Fall, 2017.
This unique position is fundamental to two academic units, requiring the successful candidate to effectively collaborate with two faculty bodies, and to bridge the curricula and cultures of both. The position requires teaching three courses each semester focused on introduction to on-camera acting, advanced on-camera acting and acting for film directors. We seek an artist/educator with a commitment to enhancing each program*s national distinction and nurturing the next generation of artists. The successful candidate will learn and become immersed in the culture, ethos and inner workings of each of the units and become an inextricable bond between them.
We seek an artist/educator who has a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, and the collaborative process of theatre and film-making, who engages students in both creative and intellectual aspects of the artistic process. Applicants should be student-centered and able to train students in the basics of method acting.
The successful candidate will have a record of professional activity on stage and screen at the level required by a Research-I university. Please see our websites at http://theatre.fsu.edu and http://film.fsu.edu for further information on our programs and current faculty expertise.

Qualifications

Candidates should hold a Master of Fine Arts degree in a related field, a record of creative work of at least 10 years, and be conversant in current professional practices of both theatre and filmmaking, including short-form internet content for actors, UGC (user-generated content), and collaborative film-making with an emphasis on performance.
The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of University teaching.
Along with their ability to teach the required courses, special consideration will be given to candidates who are members of one of the pertinent professional unions (AEA, SAG, AFTRA).

Contact Info

Please email the School of Theatre at theatrejobs@fsu.edu with any questions.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

A letter of intent, current CV, and three recent letters of recommendation are required. Additional information may be requested. Complete applications will be reviewed starting April 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system: 1) After submitting your application, click the Return to Job Search link; 2) Click the My References link; 3) Click the Send/View Reference Request button next to the appropriate position; 4) Follow the steps on that page to send your references a system generated email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. You may also return to the My References link and click on *Send/View Reference Request* to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests. If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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