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Assistant Professor of Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in African-American theatre or Latinx theatre beginning fall 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong background in one or more of the following areas: directing, teaching literature, history of theatre and leading devised work. Preferred qualifications include: evidence of artistic accomplishment at the professional level; ability to teach Theatre history survey courses; and significant training in one or more movement-based techniques.Additional teaching responsibilities will be defined by the candidate’s strengths, and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term.  Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury's Theatre Program features three tenured/one tenure-track/two non-tenure-track faculty; four full time tech staff; one office coordinator. Average 35 majors; Facilities: Seeler Studio Theatre, semi-flexible black box seating 130-180; Wright Memorial Theatre, proscenium house seating 350; Hepburn Zoo, smaller semi-flexible space dedicated to student generated productions; 2 set shops, one costume shop. The program is notable for its 33-year association with PTP/NYC, the professional off-Broadway theatre company that produces a rep season every summer in New York City.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Alex Draper; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching and research plans; a one page statement of your teaching philosophy; a one page statement of your pedagogy, scholarly work and/or artistic practice as it relates to diversity and inclusion; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise.

More information on the position is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/67300  The application deadline has been extended to December 15, 2019.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

Department of Theatre

Mahaney Arts Center
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753