One Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater
The Theater Department at Skidmore College invites applications for a full-time, one year Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Theater to join the department’s Bachelor of Science degree program for academic year 22-23. This colleague will teach courses in dramatic literature, script analysis, and an additional area of expertise in dramaturgy, playwriting, theater history, or other area of theater scholarship or practice. Successful candidates will demonstrate expertise in diversity, inclusion, equity and cultural competency in teaching, production, student mentoring, and the profession. Note: this is a one year sabbatical replacement.
In the Theater Department at Skidmore College, we are committed to building creative, dynamic, and inclusive processes that celebrate and respect individual differences and diversity, including but not limited to differences of race, national origin, ethnic origin, language, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, legal status, and disability. We are a pre-professional program that offers students the opportunity to pursue the serious study of the theater arts within a liberal arts setting. We seek a colleague excited to contribute to these values.
Candidates should be prepared to teach courses at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels; to mentor students in the areas of candidate’s expertise; and to support the department ‘s production season and collective governance.
Education: Undergraduate degree (BA, BFA, BS) required; MFA, DFA, PhD or comparable terminal degree required; experience working with undergraduates required; professional experience preferred.
Required Documentation needed to apply:
Complete applications must include: a cover letter that clearly articulates qualifications for and interest in the position, department, and college; a CV; a one page teaching statement or sample syllabus; a one page statement that specifically addresses how equity, diversity, inclusion and cultural competency inform your creative/scholarly work and teaching; a sample or brief portfolio of creative and/or scholarly work; and the names and contact information for three references. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.
Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.
CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.