Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theatre and Performance Studies

The University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies seeks candidates for a postdoctoral position for the academic year of 2018-2019. Applicants must propose a rigorous research agenda that takes advantage of the resources on our campus and in our region.



  1. Two undergraduate courses and one graduate seminar in area of specialization;
  2. Student mentoring;
  3. Service on School committees.



Preference will be given to applicants with experience in Latinx Theatre, Asian American Theatre, African American Theatre, Arab Theatre, and/or Digital Theatre, though other specializations will be considered.


Qualifications: PhD degree in Theatre or Performance Studies, conferred no later than June 1, 2018.

Application Deadline: For best consideration, applications should be received by July 2, 2018.

To Apply: Go to https://ejobs.umd.edu and choose this posting and submit the following: a letter of application; a two-page description of proposed research; a  curriculum vitae; and list of references. If you have any questions, you may contact the search coordinator at cgaston@umd.edu.  Mailing address is: Postdoctoral Search Committee - School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies - University of Maryland - 2810 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center - College Park, MD 20742- 1610.

The University of Maryland is an equal-opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who are committed to valuing and enhancing the diversity of our community.