Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
December 06, 2013
Earlham College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Theatre Arts. This is a one-year, renewable up to three-year, full-time appointment beginning in August 2014. The department seeks an individual who is excited to teach, mentor and create theatre with bright, motivated students in a liberal arts setting. Earlham emphasizes collaboration, artistic excellence, theatre as service to community, and student-centered learning. The College's new Center for the Visual and Performing Arts opens in Fall 2014.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Primary teaching responsibilities include an introductory theatre course, Western theatre history and script analysis. Teaching in a secondary area about which you are passionate may include elective courses in playwrighting, dramaturgy, devised theatrical performances, arts administration and/or contemporary theatre movements. Additional duties include participation in departmental activities and production responsibilities. Preferred candidates will demonstrate the ability to direct departmental productions.
Experience & Qualifications
The ideal candidate is a skilled collaborator with an MFA or Ph.D. (preferred) with a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and a promising record of professional work. Previous teaching experience is preferred.
Please send applications as a single PDF including curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, two letters of recommendation and a cover letter addressing your specific areas of interest to:
Connie Haselby, Visual & Performing Arts administrative coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications received by January 17, 2014, will be assured of full consideration; the position will remain open until filled.
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).