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Assistant Professor of Theatre - Voice and Articulation

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Voice and Articulation

Position Number :

935007

Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH School of Theatre and Dance

Department Homepage :

https://theatredance.ecu.edu/

Advertising Department :

THEATRE&DANCE,SCH OF

Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Voice and Articulation

Working Title :

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Voice and Articulation

Number of Vacancies :

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

1.0

Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City) :

Greenville

Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a diverse faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.

Job Duties :

East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance seeks a collaborative, dynamic, student-centered faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Theatre with a specialty in Voice and Articulation to begin August, 2022. Responsibilities will include teaching multiple courses in vocal production/techniques and dialects along with additional courses within the candidate’s area of expertise; provide voice/speech/dialect/text coaching for mainstage productions; mentoring students in the performance area; and additional duties as assigned by the Director.

Applicants should have the ability to utilize identity-conscious, culturally sensitive, and inclusive teaching strategies that engage with diverse experiences and worldviews in accord with the evolving linguistic needs of the modern professional actor.

Contingent on availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

An MFA (or PhD) in Theater is required.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Candidates with previous university teaching experience and/or significant professional level experience in acting/voice coaching for theatre or film is preferred. Expertise and/or certification in an approach to voice training (e.g. Linklater, Rodenburg, Fitzmaurice, Knight-Thompson, Miller Voice Method) is highly desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

The ECU School of Theatre and Dance is a dedicated undergraduate BFA program with an emphasis on professional preparation. ECU seeks to create an environment that fosters recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration and strongly encourages global majority candidates, woman, and historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Candidates must apply online at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com and include a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. In their cover letter, applicants are asked to address how their creative work/scholarship, teaching, and mentoring supports and strengthens ECU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about that commitment, please visit https://oed.ecu.edu/resources/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/.
Please submit electronic application materials only. Proper documentation of identity, employability, and official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Information about the ECU School of Theatre and Dance can be found at www.ecu.edu/theatredance/.

Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic email will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the People Admin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :

09/16/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Initial Screening Begins :

10/16/2021

Rank Level:

Assistant Professor, Negotiable

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/44115

AA/EOE :

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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