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Assistant Professor Theatre Generalist

University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida

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The Department of Theatre Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami invites applications for a Theatre Generalist at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) to begin August 15th, 2024. The successful candidate will have experience teaching courses at the collegiate level across a range of theatre specialties such as contemporary and classical scene study, dramatic literature, musical theatre, movement, directing, and voice and speech. Those with a research and teaching focus in African American, Asian American, Latinx, Queer, or Indigenous theatre or drama are especially encouraged to apply. The Department of Theatre Arts is particularly interested in candidates who have experience utilizing current industry standards and practices in training and performance settings and have either an established national reputation in the field or demonstrate strong evidence of potential for national recognition.


Qualifications: terminal degree in a theatre-related discipline (in hand by August 15th, 2024), teaching experience at the college level, and significant professional experience. Interested candidates should apply via the Faculty Career Opportunities website ( and upload the following as a single PDF under the Resume/CV section: a CV and professional resume: a cover letter indicating particular areas of expertise and experience; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement detailing personal contributions to diversity, culture, equity, and inclusion; and contact information for three references. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly via email to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.


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