Music and Theater Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position ID:MIT-Music and Theater Arts-LTA [#10113]
Position Title: Lecturer in Physical Theater
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Theater Arts / Acting/Performance
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/12/15 finished (posted 2017/10/12, finished 2018/09/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Position: Full-time Lecturer I in Acting with a specialty in Physical Theater

Duties: Teaching six classes per year is required: a variety of Acting and Performance courses, including Introduction to Acting. Participate with the rest of the faculty in mentoring students and the realization of the program’s mission. 

Qualifications: Candidate should hold an MFA or PhD in Acting or Performance (completed by July 1, 2018), or possess 5-10 years of equivalent professional experience in the Performing Arts, with an emphasis on Physical Theater, and have demonstrated success as a teacher at the university level or as a trainer of professionals in the field. Modes of physical theater sought may include, but need not be limited to: Commedia dell’arte; contemporary or intercultural approaches to dance and choreography as they relate to theater and physical engagement; improvisation techniques; Lecoq; or Suzuki. The successful candidate will be a practicing artist open to theatrical experimentation and varied modes of expression, and will join the acting and directing faculty in the instruction of introductory acting classes as well as classes in his or her specialization. 

A secondary area of competence is required. Among some possibilities are: somatic practices; new media; scenography; theater performance theory; voice and speech; sound design; music theater, puppetry, etc. The rank of Lecturer I holds an initial appointment of three years, followed by successive reviews, reappointment and potential promotion to Lecturer II.

MIT is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Further Info:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Music & Theater Arts
Cambridge, MA 02139-4037

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