Visiting Assistant Professor in Acting

Lexington, KY
Oct 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre seeks a 1-Semester Visiting Assistant Professor of Acting for a non tenure-track appointment beginning January 2018. Ability to mentor and train undergraduate actors and ties to the professional theatre expected. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of acting from improvisation to Shakespeare; mentor students for professional auditions; and participate in recruitment.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please include contact information for at least three references in the application.

Application deadline is November 1, 2017.

Job Title
Visiting Assistant Professor in Acting

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8X300:Fine Arts - Theatre Arts

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Master of Fine Arts

Required Related Experience

College-level teaching experience; background in teaching Stanislavski technique.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents