Assistant Professor of Theatre: Race and Performance

Assistant Professor of Theatre: Race and Performance The Department of Theatre at Barnard College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Race and Performance, with demonstrated secondary teaching expertise in one area of theatre practice, preferably directing. Appointed candidate will teach four courses per year: 2 course in theatre/performance studies, and 2 courses in an area of theatre practice. Ability to conduct original research, to teach in required course sequence, and to develop new courses in drama, theatre, and performance studies essential. Completed Ph.D. required prior to employment.

The Barnard College Theatre Department offers the undergraduate major for all Barnard College and Columbia University undergraduates, and puts considerable emphasis on the work of theatre in the critical environment of the liberal arts. Candidate may join the faculty of the Columbia University Ph.D. Program in Theatre.

Online application will include letter of application, c.v, contact information for three letters of recommendation, critical writing sample; statement of pedagogical practice/philosophy, and other relevant materials such as syllabi. Training and/or teaching experience in artistic field must be highlighted as well. Please submit to: provide link to any video materials. Applications must be received by 1 October 2017 to assure full consideration.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT people, people from diverse economic backgrounds, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.