Visiting Assistant Professor: Acting/Directing (Three Semesters) - Colby College in Waterville Maine

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Colby College

Waterville, Maine 04901

United States

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Visiting Assistant Professor: Acting/Directing (Three Semesters)

The Department of Theater and Dance at Colby College invites applications for a three-semester Visiting Assistant Professor position to start February 2016. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in teaching, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of liberal arts undergraduate students. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year in the acting, directing and stage directing (one course equivalency) areas, advising, serving on departmental committees, and collaborating on departmental productions and special events. Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. and experience in classical and contemporary acting and directing methods within an academic and/or professional setting.

To apply, please send or have sent the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) c.v.; 3) statement of teaching philosophy and research interests; and 4) three letters of recommendation to: Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities.  Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.  For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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  • Acting/Directing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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