ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DRAMATIC LITERATURE, College of Fine Arts (9865/I2717)

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 28, 2017
Ref
301161
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Boston University College of Fine Arts invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment in our School of Theatre. The appointment begins July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will teach dramatic literature and dramaturgy in the School's BFA program. Specifically, the Assistant Professor will teach:

Fall:   

Introduction to Aesthetics and Dramatic Literature

Dramatic Literature 2: 1850-1950

Dramaturgical Methods & Investigations

Spring:                 

Dramatic Literature 2: 1950-1990

Contemporary Literature

New Play Development Lab

Additional duties include playing a leadership role in the development of dramatic literature curriculum, student advising, student recruitment, dramaturg mentoring for school productions, service to the University, and active engagement in ongoing creative and scholarly activity that promises a strong emerging national or international reputation.

Applicants must be dynamic theatre artists with strong record of integrating dramatic literature and dramaturgy into professional theatre training at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will have an extensive resume of literary management and new play development, in regional theatre, touring, off-Broadway, and/or Broadway productions. The preferred candidate will also possess a willingness to work in a collaborative spirit among a team of faculty with varied approaches.

Required Skills

Qualifications should include a terminal degree (MFA) or equivalent professional experience. Salary commensurate with experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation  Complete applications must be received by January 15, 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.