Tenured Associate Professor in Performance Studies

09 October, 2013

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY – Associate Professor in Theatre Arts, Community Performance

The Department of Performance Studies 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 candidate's 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.

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 , 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.

Updated 9/23/13

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