Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA
Job Posting Title:Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice

Position Type:Faculty

Department:LSUAM CMDA - School of Theater (Kristin M Sosnowsky (00012573))

Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge

Pay Grade:Academic

The Louisiana State University School of Theatre invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice effective August 15, 2018-May 14, 2019. This position teaches coursework in voice and speech in B.A. and M.F.A. text-based acting programs (40%); serves as vocal coach for LSU Theatre and Swine Palace productions (30%); maintains an ongoing presence working at the professional level in regional/national theatre and/or film and television (15%); serves as Associate Head of the MFA Acting program: and participates in departmental activities including committee work, recruitment, and program leadership (15%).

Required qualifications

Master of Fine Arts; previous experience as a vocal coach; acting and directing experience; teaching experience at the university level; certification in Fitzmaurice Voicework.

Preferred qualifications

Familiarity with other voice and speech methodologies such as Rodenburg, Linklater, Lessac, Skinner or Knight-Thompson Speechwork; The ability to teach Acting, Directing, and Movement. Aptitude or experience in administration/program leadership

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:Please submit cover letter, CV, list of three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy in one document as one file under the header "Resume/CV" within the application. Application review will begin immediately. Questions should be directed to Kristin Sosnowsky, Executive Associate Dean and Chair at

Posting Date:June 13, 2018

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):June 27, 2018

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):No

EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed