Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92227-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Library, Museum, Arts, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92227-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor in Directing and Acting



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $60,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Advanced Degree or equivalent professional experience required: MFA in Theatre and Drama or related field with emphasis in Directing and Acting. Ability to teach Stage Movement, Musical Theatre, and/or Theatre for Social and Cultural Awareness (TCSA) a plus.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Evidence of substantial and successful university-level teaching experience in directing and acting required. Professional stage directing, and appropriate union memberships/affiliations (AEA, SAG-AFTRA, SDC, SAFD) preferred. Leadership skills and grant writing abilities are highly valued.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

We are looking for an energetic and experienced professional interested in teaching a wide range of directing and acting skills to both liberal arts undergraduates and professional MFA graduate students, and pursuing on-going creative research in these areas at one of our country's leading research universities. The departments of Theatre, Art and Dance are housed in UW-Madison's highly acclaimed School of Education which values interdisciplinary collaborations and the arts to enrich our global community. The lakeside campus and Madison community are praised for their great natural beauty and quality of life.

The candidate chosen for this position will be responsible for teaching Directing, Script Analysis, Acting, or other courses relevant to their expertise. Additionally, this person will serve as a mentor to our undergraduate and graduate students and periodically direct departmental productions. Participation in departmental service/governance and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure at a research institution are expected.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and student body; therefore we encourage applicants from women and men of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.


Terri Bonner
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Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process you are required to click on the link to the UW - Madison jobs website. Please submit a Resume/CV, cover letter, and a document containing the names and contact information for three professional references.
Applications submitted outside of the application system will not be considered.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 20, 2017, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Nov 20 2017 Central Standard Time


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