Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama seeks a professor of dramaturgy and dramatic criticism. Candidates with expertise in theory (drama, theater, and performance); Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic or other aspects of pre-20th-century drama; global theater (Asian, Latin American, other); critical writing; academic and dramaturgical research methodologies are encouraged to apply. Position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with at least seven years’ undergraduate/graduate teaching experience, a record of extensive publications, and experience in mentoring. An understanding of the School’s conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential. PhD or DFA required. Experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is required.

The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism for an initial term of up to three years, beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244 or email catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications begins January 15, 2017.