Assistant or Associate Professor of Theater and Performance - Occidental College

The Theater Department at Occidental College seeks a highly collaborative Theater and/or Performance Studies scholar practitioner for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate rank to support and strengthen our current offerings in theater and performance scholarship, and in acting and directing, both in the classroom and in our department productions.

The ideal candidate is a practicing artist with professional and collegiate directing credits and strong connections to current scholarship and artistic trends in theater and live performance. This candidate should demonstrate interest and expertise in a specific area of directing and scholarly or creative research, such as devised theater, community-based theater, applied theater, African- American Theater, Latino/a Theater, LGBTQ theater, or other areas of contemporary or international theater. We seek a colleague who will commit: - to develop a truly interdisciplinary approach to the study and making of live performance in collaboration with colleagues, students, and guest artists from other disciplines, including our current collaborators in MAC and Music. - to make our commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion visible across campus. - to ensure that social justice and community based learning, practiced hand-in-hand with sophisticated artistry, will be cornerstones of our department. The complete job description is available at