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Assistant Professor

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Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTk2 . Candidates should submit a cover letter including research plans, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, sample syllabi, a teaching statement (philosophy), evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness, and provide contact information for three references. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through lnterfolio's Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 12211-Theatre Arts
Position Number 0002654
Position Details

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in THEATRE ARTS: The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies position beginning in September 2018, pending budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant expertise in performance studies as well as theatre history. The department is especially interested in scholars with a specialization that has earned conference visibility and the promise or fact of publication, preferably in a field that balances and adds to our current departmental strengths.

Duties of the position include instructing graduate level seminars; mentoring graduate students in their research, teaching and professionalization; directing theses and dissertations; teaching multi-level undergraduate courses in performance studies and world theatre; supporting the production work of the department in accordance with candidate’s areas of expertise; active participation in the governance of the department; contribution to the diversity goals of the department through scholarship, teaching and/or theatre/performance practice.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. completed by the date of hire and will also be able to demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, an active profile in the field, and a robust research plan.

Application Process

Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTk2 . Candidates should submit a cover letter including research plans, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, sample syllabi, a teaching statement (philosophy), evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness, and provide contact information for three references. For each reference, you will have
the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through lnterfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/19/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/19/2017
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