Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice/Speech, School of Theatre and Dance

School of Theatre and Dance

Millikin University’s School of Theatre and Dance seeks candidates for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Speech to begin August, 2023. We will offer a 2-year contract, with the potential for the line to convert to tenure-track for the right candidate.  The School confers BFA degrees in Design & Production, Musical Theatre, Acting, and Stage Management, and a BA in Theatre & Performance Studies. These programs are housed within the new $29 million Center for Theatre and Dance, which features a flexible courtyard-style theatre, 4 acting studios, 2 dance studios and several support spaces with the latest technology. In addition to experience and/or certification in Fitzmaurice, Linklater, or other recognized voice pedagogy, ideal candidates will be able to teach other performance-based classes such as dialects, acting, voiceover, and movement. Experience in devised theatre is especially desirable, as is experience with intimacy direction. The School of Theatre & Dance is currently engaged in a multi-year Anti-Racism plan, and we seek candidates excited about joining in that work. Minimum qualifications include an MFA or Doctorate in theatre performance.  


Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefits package.


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