Duke University, Theater Studies

2024 19783
Position ID:Duke-TheaterStudies-POPACTING [#19783]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Theater Studies / Acting
Appl Deadline:2021/11/12 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/27, finished 2022/06/18, listed until 2022/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Theater Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for an Assistant Professor of the Practice to begin July 2022. The field is Acting. This full-time, regular-rank position with opportunity for promotion requires an MFA, DFA, or PhD in Theater or related field at the time of hire. The 2/2 teaching load will include introductory and advanced Acting classes as well as other courses to be determined by the successful applicant. The ability to teach one or more of voice and speech, Black theater, global performance traditions, musical theater, acting for the camera, and devised/collaborative work is a considerable asset; so too is the ability to direct productions. Preference will be given to candidates who can diversify the department’s curricular offerings. The renewable appointment will have an initial term of four years. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Submit a cover letter addressed to Prof. Torry Bend, vitae, and three letters of recommendation via Academic Jobs Online. Applications received by November 12, 2021, will be guaranteed consideration. Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Box 90680
Durham NC 27708