Theater and Performance Studies, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-Theater and Performance Studies-APTD [#8120]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Theatrical Design
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Digital Media & Design / Next-generation Design Technologies for Live Performance
Theater Studies
Starting Date:2017/09/01
Appl Deadline:2016/11/15** finished (posted 2016/09/27, finished 2017/04/21)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University is seeking applicants for an assistant professor of theatre practice, specializing in next-generation design technologies for live performance. Faculty in this position would teach classes, contribute to the department’s main-stage productions, advise graduate and undergraduate student performance projects, and take on relevant responsibilities in the department’s production shops. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable potential for developing a career in design for professional theater and performance. We are especially interested in candidates who can help bridge the worlds of art and scholarship through hands-on experimentation and research on performance technologies.

The expected starting date of the appointment is September 1, 2017. Applicants should send a cover letter describing their work to date and outlining its future direction and a cv. In an effort to make the search process more efficient we also ask applicants to send a portfolio of creative work and/or a writing sample (no longer than 40 pages), two brief course descriptions, and three letters of reference to:

Prof. Matthew Smith

Search Committee Chair

Department of Theater and Performance Studies

551 Serra Mall

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305-5010

All requirements for a graduate degree in theater and performance design, performance studies, or a related field must be completed by September 2, 2017. For full consideration, application materials must be received by Monday November 14 at 5PM California time. No email applications accepted. Please apply on line at Job posting number: 8120

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Stanford University
Theater and Performance Studies
551 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

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