Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Apr 13, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Dance & Theatre Arts (121400)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Acting/Performance. We seek a dedicated scholar and innovative educator eager to work with a highly diverse student body. We seek a candidate with the ability to teach a range of courses in acting, someone capable of integrating voice and movement skills into the acting process, and a person with an awareness of current and emerging trends in the acting profession. The person will mentor and coach students within the performance area and direct departmental theatre productions, continue professional work nationally and/or internationally, direct departmental theatre productions, and participate in faculty governance and service to the department, college, and the university.

Screening of applications begins January 7, 2019 and continues until the position is closed.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Acting or Performance Areas; professional experience; professional affiliation; evidence of successful teaching in a university setting; evidence of professional creative works.

Area of Specialty:

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Other Document
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)

Special Instructions to Applicants:
As your "Other Document," please include three current letters of recommendation as one file.


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