4 Jan 2017

Full-Time Job Full-time Term Faculty in Theatre

American University (Job Poster) – Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Job Description

The Department of Performing Arts in the School of College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in Theatre for Academic Year 2017-2018. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 28, 2017.

Applicants should hold a terminal degree in theatre or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The faculty member will teach six classes per academic year. Candidates should have demonstrated strength or potential for teaching in the broad area of theatre. While the focus will be teaching students in the theatre major, candidates with directing experience may be considered for a directing assignment as part of their teaching load. One or more classes may also be assigned in the University’s General Education program where theatre contributes multiple courses. The most successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching courses that may include, but are not limited to, Acting, Voice and Speech, Moving Body, Playwriting, Directing, and Theatre History.

Salary is competitive. Initial review of applications will begin January 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/39992 . For the initial submission, please only include a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, and two sample syllabi. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Administrative Coordinator, 202-885-3422 or streeks@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

The Department of Performing Arts at American University offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Arts Management, Dance, Music, Theatre/Musical Theatre, and Audio Technology. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at http://www.american.edu/CAS/performing-arts/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.



• Job Title: Full-time Term Faculty in Theatre
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: American University
• website: www.american.edu
• Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Location: DC.