Assistant Professor

Job description

Theatre: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach theatre courses including costume design and other courses according to the needs of the department; maintain a creative and research agenda; advise students; and provide service to the institution.

Require: MFA in costume design, theatrical design with an emphasis in costume, or scenography by date of appointment.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a record of effective teaching; experience and engagement in the profession; interest in a secondary area of design or other areas of theatre artistry; a research/creative agenda that incorporates devising, community-based theatre, African-American theatre, Latinx theatre, and LGBTQ+ theatre, international theatre, and/or other contemporary practices; or membership in USITT and/or USAA.

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 in the department value sustainability and interdisciplinarity and are committed to the development of new and devised work including collaborations with other departments in the division. 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.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and three samples of design work in pdf format to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries can be addressed to Gion DeFrancesco 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: 9/23/2019
Application Due: 11/22/2019
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