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.
Special Instructions To Application:
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.
An MFA (or PhD) in Theater is required.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 935007
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.
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 qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.