Assistant Professor in Theatre, Voice and Speech; Tenure Track

  • University of Tennessee, Department of Theatre
  • Department of Theatre, McClung Tower, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Sep 12, 2019
Full time   Theatre & Dance

Job Description

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre seeks a dynamic Voice Specialist for the actor, with expertise in graduate and undergraduate instruction and professional coaching.  This colleague would focus on the fundamentals of vocal production, text, speech and dialect for graduate (MFA) and undergraduate (BA) students; coach voice/text/speech in annual production assignments with the Clarence Brown Theatre (LORT and University productions); and possibly perform or direct.  Other expectations include a continuing record of scholarly research and/or external creative activity and service to the university.  

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Terminal degree (MFA or PHD) or professional equivalency required.  Advanced teaching experience in voice at the national or international level desired. Professional activity and promise expected. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Application Details

Start date:  August 1, 2020.

Salary: competitive with full benefits

 Applicants should submit cover letter including CV and three letters of reference via Interfolio at . Direct questions to Professor Jed Diamond, search committee chair, at

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2019.  Search will remain open until position is filled.


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Application Deadline

Open until filled