Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater→ Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater
The Theater Department of Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater, starting in January 2024 and continuing through May 2025, with a possibility for a one-year extension.
This department member will teach introductory and advanced courses in Theater Studies, Performance and Literature, as well as Theater courses that fulfill the requirements of the College’s Common Course of Study.
Candidates should be experienced theater directors, and candidates with a public record of scholarly work in theater are preferred.
We are seeking a candidate who can cover a variety of courses, including some (but not all) of the following: Theater and Diversity, Directing, Religion and Theater, Theater and Film, Queer Theater and Introduction to Theater.
Teaching other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization is possible.
This department member will direct as part of the mainstage season in 2024-2025.
The teaching load is three courses per semester (six courses per academic year, or 3-3); directing counts in load. Teaching experience is preferred.
Candidates should have an MFA and/or PhD by the position start date: January 15, 2024.
We especially welcome applicants who will contribute to Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and a scholarship statement and/or directing portfolio, and three letters of reference at apply.interfolio.com/128247 by September 15, 2023.
As part of their application, applicants should address how their scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or service support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the college’s diversity statement (about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/).
Questions about the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Mary Jo Lodge, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.
Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, performing arts, and teaching. States: Pennsylvania.