NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama solicits applications for an Assistant Arts Professor in Theatre Studies commencing academic year 2020-21. This is an ongoing, full-time contract faculty position in the Theatre Studies program. We are interested in a practitioner-scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: dramaturgy, devised theatre, theatre criticism, and/or curation practices. Particular attention will be given to individuals working at the intersection of the above with African-American, Asian-American, and Latinx communities. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, innovative research methods, and a history of both scholarly publication and artistic practice.
The Department of Drama has an expansive curriculum that combines the rigorous study of theatre history, dramatic literature, and performance theory with professional training in acting, musical theatre, design, management, devising, directing, and playwriting and includes an Honors track as well as a minor in Applied Theatre.
Employment responsibilities include teaching a writing-intensive Introduction to Theatre Studies course and four additional undergraduate courses each year in the candidate’s area of expertise, along with professional work/research and committee service.
Candidates must have the Ph.D. or M.F.A. in hand at the time of the appointment.
New York University is a Research 1 University with campuses in Greenwich Village, Brooklyn and Midtown Manhattan, as well as global campuses in several cities around the world.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendations, a writing sample of no more than 6000 words, and rich evidence of interactions between theory and practice in their work. Application materials can be submitted on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/68453.
For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than December 7, 2019.
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