Wesleyan University - Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater

28 May, 2014

The Theater Department at Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in theater criticism, history, and theory, beginning fall 2014. The position is for one year with a possibility for renewal. The candidate should have terminal degree in hand or be very close to completion; teaching experience in a liberal arts environment is preferred. The teaching load consists of five courses a year. We seek candidates who are able to teach a two-semester survey of theater history and additional courses in specialization areas, including but not limited to: non-Western, European, or American performance; contemporary productions of classical texts; dramaturgy; dramatic literature; political theater; popular forms; and feminist, gender, or queer performance.


Applications should include: a cover letter indicating research interests and potential course offerings, curriculum vitae, the contact information of three references, and a sample syllabus for a two-semester course in theater history designed for sophomores and juniors. To apply, please go to http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4404.


Applications received by June 15, 2014 will receive full consideration. Please contact Dawn Alger (dalger@wesleyan.edu) if you have questions about the application process. Wesleyan University is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer. We welcome applications from women and from members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to Mr. Antonio Farias at 860-685-3927.


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