The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Voice and Acting with rank based on experience. Responsibilities include teaching majors’ courses in Voice, Acting I, and Speech and Dialects. Other course(s) based on expertise may include Acting for the Camera, Fundamentals of Acting, Advanced Acting. Position includes expectations of a vibrant creative and/or scholarly agenda as well as service and leadership.
Rowan’s theater program is known for innovative pedagogy and theater practice, with a focus on cutting edge work in the voice and body. We seek candidates whose teaching and practice reflect our goals in supporting students to become future leaders in theater practice and creation. Ideal candidates are visionary artists/teachers and generous, flexible collaborators. The Department values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and who possess a strong commitment to contributing to the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students.
MFA (or equivalent), significant professional theatre experience as an actor, vocal coach and/or director/creator, and strong background in teaching with a focus on undergraduate education. Substantial background in one or more voice and body practices is essential.
Starting Date: September 1, 2023
The Department of Theatre and Dance offers an interdisciplinary program devoted to the education of students in the contemporary practice of theatre and dance. In close proximity to Philadelphia (20 min) and New York City (90 min), Rowan’s program offers an intensive, physically based, interdisciplinary program devoted to the education of theatre and dance artists. The department is interested in artist/scholars who are resourceful collaborators to deliver a dynamic curriculum for the 21st century. The department has 110 B.A. majors in Acting, Musical Theater, Design/Tech, Dance, Pre-Teaching and Directing. We believe in rigorous training across disciplines and are constantly researching the boundaries between dance and theater. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
The electronic submission will require a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation; and contact information for three or more academic/professional references.
Internal Number: 498149
About Rowan University
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, af...fordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.