Tenured Associate Professor in Community Performance position - Texas A&M

02 November, 2013

The Department of Performance Studies at Texas A&M University, College Station seeks a tenured Associate Professor with a record of nationally prominent scholarship and/or creative work in community performance to contribute to its Theatre
Arts Program and M.A. in Performance Studies. The ideal candidate will have both a record and an
ongoing program of research that advances the Department's areas of strength: cultural politics of
expressive forms, vernacular culture, ethnographic methods, and performance as research. Applicants
whose work extends beyond the United States are encouraged to apply. PhD in Theatre or Performance
Studies required. Applicant must demonstrate a record meriting tenure at a Research I (very high
research expectations), AAU university. Teaching expectations include, but are not limited to,
undergraduate courses in theatre history and performance in world cultures, and M.A. seminars.
Directing opportunities are available. Standard teaching load is 2/2 with high research expectations and
contributions to the development of the Department's Theatre Arts and Performance Studies programs.

Applications must include a cover letter articulating the candidates definition of and approach to
community performance; a curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, course
evaluations, class observations); and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins on
November 29, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Performance Studies, one of twelve academic departments in the College of Liberal
Arts, is composed of two undergraduate degree programs, one in theatre and one in music, and a
master's program in performance studies. Texas A&M College Station, an AAU, Research I university, is dedicated to the
goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a
multicultural environment. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are
encouraged to apply. Texas A&M is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and a Public
Records state.

Send complete applications to Community Performance Search Committee, attn. Ms. Alisha Bhutani,
Department of Performance Studies, Mail Stop 4240, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-
4240 .

For more information contact Dr. Judith Hamera, jhamera@tamu.edu.

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