Asian American Arts Alliance

Assistant Professor in Acting


Position: Full-time, 9 month, tenure-accruing faculty position

The University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance seeks an Assistant Professor in Acting with expertise in the multiple domains of classical and contemporary acting for stage as well as basic and advanced techniques for on-camera acting and/or acting for digital media. Active participation in our learning community while finding innovative ways to engage in critical discourse across the arts and other disciplines.

Responsibilities:  Teach, develop, and revise undergraduate and graduate curricula in acting with particular attention to on-camera performance. Other responsibilities may include:

  • Production coaching/potential for directing.
  • Advise thesis projects.
  • Contribute to curricular efforts in other performance-related areas.
  • Participate in shared governance.
  • Maintain active national and international creative research profile.


Minimum Qualifications: MFA or PhD in theatre or closely related field. Evidence of aptitude for working towards structural change in diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven excellence in teaching acting at the college level
  • Substantial professional on-camera experience
  • Strong organizational, management, and communication skills
  • Capacity for effective recruitment


Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin 9 December and continue until an applicant pool is established. Position URL


The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.  We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate their experience in promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity and inclusion.

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