Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance Studies - Georgetown University (DC) in Washington Washington DC

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Georgetown University (DC)

Washington, Washington DC 20057

United States


Detailed Job Description

Georgetown University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance Studies. We welcome candidates in any of the following areas: community-based performance; performance ethnography; visual culture or design; multicultural performance; American or world theater/performance; playwriting, and new work development. We seek candidates who can bring research, teaching and/or production strengths, and we welcome candidates whose research informs their theater practice, or vice-versa. We also seek candidates whose service and leadership skills will assist in the development of a vital, fast-growing liberal arts major that highlights artistic and analytic rigor and forges interdisciplinary
connections. Teaching will include a balance of undergraduate core courses and special topics in the candidate’s area/s of expertise. This faculty member will play an important role in student advisement and the Theater & Performance Studies Program’s home production season in the Royden B. Davis S.J. Performing Arts Center. We anticipate this hire may participate in our partnerships with area communities as well as professional theaters, depending on the candidate’s areas of expertise.

Terminal degree required (Ph.D. preferred.). Start date August 1, 2011. To learn more about the Theater and Performance Studies Program in the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown, review our website at

Application: Review of materials will begin November 8, and will continue until the position is filled. Please send hard copy letter of application, along with vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

Maya Roth, TPST Search Chair,
108 Davis Center, Georgetown University
Washington DC 20057-1063.

Portfolios, where relevant, will be requested at a later date.

Georgetown University is a highly selective Catholic and Jesuit university, located in the nation's capital Washington D.C., and is home to Georgetown College, the School of Foreign Service, the Law School, the Medical School, and the Business School. This appointment will be
made by the College, which emphasizes liberal arts learning as well as research, and will be housed in the Department of Performing Arts. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates as part of its commitment to professional excellence and diversity.

Keyword Phrases

  • Theater
  • Georgetown University
  • Design
  • Performance
  • Washington D.C.
  • Affirmative Action
  • Research
  • Partnerships
  • Students
  • Advisor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter