Assistant Professor of Acting

Florida International University

Assistant Professor of Acting

  • Institution: Florida International University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Miami, FL US
  • Website: fiu.edu
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Assistant Professor of Acting

  • Florida International University | Miami, FL US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: February 22, 2022
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Job TitleAssistant Professor of Acting

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Miami, FL US

Deadline February 22, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Michael Yawney

Department Department of Theatre

Email myawney@fiu.edu

Phone US +1 (305) 348-2895

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit facultycareers.fiu.edu.

The Department of Theater in the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, at Florida International University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Acting starting in the fall of 2022. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position. The typical teaching load is 6-9 units per semester. There is a course reduction in the first two years to establish an active program of research and/or creative activity towards tenure and promotion. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • teach all levels of acting (for BA/BFA majors and non-majors)
  • teach other courses based upon the applicant’s expertise
  • direct one production per academic year
    maintain an active creative and/or scholarly agenda
  • participate in department/university service
    participate in student recruitment
  • mentor performance majors
  • advise student productions/projects

Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal Degree in Theatre MFA or PhD required by time of appointment
  • Experience teaching acting
    Professional experience as an actor
  • Ability to direct productions
  • Experience or desire to work with students, staff, and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One to two years of applicable university, conservatory and/or professional studio teaching.
  • A strong understanding of culturally responsive and trauma-informed pedagogy.
  • Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: Voice & Movement, Directing, Musical Theatre, Acting for the Camera, Theatrical Styles, Black, Latinx, Indigenous, or Asian theatre/performance

Application Requirements:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525797 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement
  • Statement of Research and/or Creative Interests
  • Names and contact information of at least three references, whom the college will contact once semi-finalists are selected.

We are dedicated to nurturing the voices representing the diverse make-up of Miami. Applicants from all underrepresented groups are strongly urged to apply. Please contact Professor Michael Yawney, Search Committee Chair, with any questions at: myawney@fiu.edu. Priority will be given to applications and materials received by February 1, 2022. The review will continue until the position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Criminal Background Check

How To Apply
Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications”.

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

How To Apply
Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications”.

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Disclosures
Florida Statute 1010.35 – Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
About FIU
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

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