New York University - Tisch School of the Arts

Position ID:New York University - Tisch School of the Arts-ASSISTANTARTSPROFESSOR2 [#19486]
Position Title: Assistant Arts Professor, Meisner - Voice & Speech, Drama Department
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:New York, New York 10003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Education / Education
Appl Deadline:2021/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/08, finished 2022/05/07)
Position Description:    

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NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama invites applications for an Assistant Arts Professor with expertise in Voice, Speech and Text for the Meisner Studio. This is a full time, renewable contract faculty position with full benefits and will commence in the Fall of 2022. The course work includes teaching both primary and advanced voice & speech, text and the IPA. As a member of the Meisner Studio Core Faculty, other responsibilities may include: cross-disciplinary teaching, coaching on student projects and the direction of curricular productions in the Meisner Studio. The faculty member will also mentor students, engage in outreach activities, and contribute to the articulation and fulfillment of the educational mission of the Meisner Studio, the Department of Drama, Tisch School of the Arts and New York University. The Studio is seeking applicants that have a commitment to equity-forward teaching practices and who recognize and embrace the values of inclusivity and diversity in curricular development, the classroom and in the field.

The Meisner Studio is seeking a candidate dedicated to meeting the needs of a diverse student body through an adaptive and flexible pedagogical approach. The Voice, Speech and Text Training at the Studio, overseen by Area Head Gigi Buffington, leads students to discover their own unique impulses and breath patterns generating a capacity for dynamic range of vocal expression and transformation. The training aims to foster flexibility, capacity, and specificity connected to impulse and breath. A comprehensive practical exploration of phonemes and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is encompassed in first year work. A pedagogical approach that adaptively and inclusively blends such influences as Berry, Rodenberg, Williams, Miller, etc., is preferred. Poetry and prose are explored in class.

Additional Responsibilities and Opportunities: student advisement, department and school committee responsibilities, academic responsibilities and adherence to ethical behavior standards, avoidance of conflicts of interest, salary review upon advancement, health care benefits, eligibility to apply for school and university administered funds, leaves of absence, access to university housing as prioritized by school (if eligible), standard tuition remission including portability benefits, retirement benefits. The Assistant Arts Professor must enthusiastically support NYU’s commitment to the academic success of all students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.

Application procedures: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, curriculum vitae/resume, a statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position, and three letters of recommendation. Application deadline is October 31, 2021. Application can be submitted online via:

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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