Assistant Professor of Acting

The Department of Theatre and Dance seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Acting beginning August 2019. Our program is NAST accredited with a robust production season of five main stage productions including a musical and annual dance concert, as well as an active student-produced studio season. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include: teaching foundational, intermediate and advanced acting classes for majors; teaching voice/movement for majors; coaching and mentoring student  actors for audition preparation; directing in the season; and recruitment for the undergraduate program.  There is also an expectation of research and/or creative work, committee service, advising, and other administrative responsibilities, consistent with the rank of assistant professor at a Research I Institution. The successful candidate will have an MFA or terminal degree, and a proven ability to teach B.A. undergraduate students in the foundations of acting (i.e. Stanislavski System), directing experience, and strong ties to the profession.  To be considered for this position, please apply via the UK jobs site at:

University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts

465 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40506

Paid Position


Misty Howard