theatre criticism

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.

Adjunct/Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Open Rank Search in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama invites applications for a faculty appointment in the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program.

The successful candidate will teach classes in at least three fields for MFA students in this professional creative training program, advise MFA and DFA students, and support the Chair in maintaining a dynamic curriculum. The department will consider candidates with expertise in a broad array of specializations in dramatic literature, theory, and theater history. The appointed candidate will have teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities.

The position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with undergraduate/graduate teaching experience (2-3 years minimum), a record of publications, and experience in mentoring and advising graduate students. Candidates must hold a DFA, PhD, or equivalent degree in dramaturgy, dramatic criticism, theater history, dramatic literature, performance studies or a directly related field. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential. Evidence of experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations is required. The appointment will be made at the rank of Professor in the Practice, Associate Professor Adjunct, or Assistant Professor Adjunct, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be from one to three years, beginning July 1, 2019, includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits commensurate with rank.

To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/54696. Address all questions to Professor Catherine Sheehy, Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Review of applications begins October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.