Colgate University, Department of Theater

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Theater-VAP [#15879]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Theater History and Theory
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Theater Studies / Theater History
Appl Deadline:2020/02/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/01/17, finished 2020/05/06, listed until 2020/03/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Theater at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year position in Theater History and Theory at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2020. Completion of a terminal degree (Ph.D. or D.F.A.) is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The field of specialization is open, and versatile candidates with the ability to cover a wide variety of historical periods and geographical areas in their teaching are especially encouraged to apply. The teaching assignment of five courses per year includes a two-semester course sequence in theater history, required of all theater majors, as well as the opportunity to teach one or more advanced courses in American theater, global theater, musical theater, dramaturgy, and/or the candidate’s field of specialization. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin on February 20, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other category covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
Colgate University
Department of Theater
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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