Latino Theatre

Theatre/scholar/prActitioner: Latinx/Chicanx/Afro-Latinx Theatre/Performance

The Theatre Department at CSU San Marcos invites applications for a tenure-track position in theatre, to begin in Fall 2019. We are seeking a scholar/practitioner with expertise in the area of Latinx/Chicanx/Afro-Latinx Theatre/Performance. Candidates must possess a PhD or MFA or equivalent practical experience that focuses on Latinx/Chicanx/ Afro-Latinx Theatre/Performance. Demonstration of effectiveness in teaching also required.

The candidate’s teaching interest should be consistent with our academic program, including an interest in contributing to the development of community engaged theatre practice courses. CSUSM is located in North County San Diego and serves a highly diverse student and community population. In addition, candidates should have practical expertise in one or more of the following areas: directing, theatre for young audiences and/or community engaged theatre practice. Preferred candidates for this position will have at least two years experience teaching at the college level and evidence of teaching expertise in the core courses and electives in the Theatre major. Candidates must demonstrate a productive scholarly and/or creative research practice. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service.

Review of applications begins November 15th. For full listing please visit: https://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/faculty_jobs/theatre.html

Assistant Professor of Theatre (2-year term)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a two-year term position appointment in Theatre History and Dramatic Literature, Criticism, and Theory beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. The teaching load of five courses over two semesters will include teaching survey classes on Dramatic Literature/Theatre History and teaching seminar classes in areas of the candidate’s expertise such as African-American, Asian-American, or Latino-American performance, Studies in Drama, Global Theatre, Gender and Performance, Playwriting, or American Theatre. The new hire will also direct one of the department’s main stage productions (directing the performance counts for one course).

To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by OCTOBER 22, 2018. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and application instructions. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application (see description on application website), curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies acceptable), a document with links to videos of performances they have directed, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to Professor CRAIG QUINTERO, at [TheatreAndDanceSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4393.

Professor of Theater History

SKIDMORE COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF THEATER is recruiting applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, open rank professor to teach key undergraduate courses in theater history, theory and related disciplines. We encourage applicants who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, creative work and service. A successful candidate will teach five courses per year, and will participate in college and department affairs. The position will begin in the Fall 2018 semester. The salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and service to both the academic and the professional theater. Significant teaching experience at the college/university level is essential. We are particularly interested in a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following: Latinx theater, Asian theater studies, or LGBTQ theater studies. A strong background in performance studies is also essential. Candidates should describe their personal and professional contributions to a diverse set of undergraduates, and should feel free to make mention of any specific knowledge, skills, and abilities related to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Academic administrative experience, and the ability to teach in other theater sub-disciplines, are also desirable qualities of a strong candidate. The Skidmore Department of Theater offers an intensive Bachelor of Science degree that balances serious pre-professional training with a strong commitment to the liberal arts. Skidmore College is committed to interdisciplinary teaching. It is expected that all full-time faculty will teach an interdisciplinary seminar in the College’s First Year Experience program every four to five years. To learn more about the Skidmore Department of Theater, please visit the Department’s website at: http://www.skidmore.edu/academics/theater/ Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars and teacher-artists, devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates. Approximately 2,500 talented persons from some 44 states and 59 countries attend Skidmore. The college is located in Saratoga Springs, NY, equidistant from New York City, Boston, and Montreal. Skidmore College has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty. Teaching load of five courses a year. Candidates with two or more of the following specializations are encouraged to apply: Latin American and Latinx Studies, LGBTQ studies, and material culture. An ideal candidate will be prepared to teach a 200-level course titled Ethnic and Immigrant Experience and a 300-level course on American Material Culture. PhD, preferably in American Studies. Other allied disciplines will be considered. Applicant screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at: http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1445

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