Colgate University, Department of Theater

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Theater-VAP [#24318]
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] sort by distance
Subject Area: Theater Studies / Theater History
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/02/10, finished 2023/05/03, listed until 2023/04/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Theater at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Theater History and Theory, beginning fall semester 2023. There is a possibility of renewal for one or two additional years, contingent on department needs and successful teaching in the first year. Completion of a terminal degree (Ph.D. or D.F.A.) is required 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 the candidate’s field(s) of specialization. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three professional references must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities, as outlined in the university’s Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In their statement of teaching philosophy, candidates must describe how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Colgate University is a vibrant liberal arts university of approximately 3,200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Theater can be found here.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in central and upstate New York at this website.

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, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories 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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
(315) 228-7993
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY, 13346