Assistant Professor

Job description

Theatre: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach undergraduate courses to non-majors in the areas of general introduction to theatre and acting; maintain an active agenda in creative work and/or scholarly research; advise students and student research projects, and provide service to the department, college, university and profession. There is potential to direct or devise productions as part of the department’s performance season. Position begins August 2020.

Require: M.F.A. in acting or other performance-related field by the time of appointment.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a demonstrated track record in effective teaching as well as professional experience in devising, community-based theatre, African-American theatre, Latinx theatre, LGBTQ+ theatre, international theatre, and/or other contemporary methods; or degrees or certification in specific acting, voice, and movement methodologies.

The department has a B.A. program and is committed to cultivating exchange between theatre studies and skills-based training to produce students who are civically engaged. Faculty and staff in the Department of Theatre are committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, and are interested in projects that intentionally explore representations of race, culture, and gender. We also value sustainability and interdisciplinarity and are committed to the development of new and devised work.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries can be addressed to Lewis Magruder at [email protected]. Screening of applications begins November 1, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Posted: 9/19/2019
Application Due: 11/18/2019
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