Assistant Professor

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Organization Type
*Job no: * 497158*Department: * Theatre *Location: * Oxford, OH*Work type: * Faculty*Categories: * Teaching*Status: * Full Time*Temporary: * No*Job Title:*Assistant Professor*Job Summary:*Teach primarily in acting and performance in a BA liberal arts program; maintain an active creative and research agenda; advise students; provide service to the institution. Faculty in the Department of Theatre supervise and mentor student research and creative projects, contribute to theatre studies and liberal education curricula, and participate in recruitment activities. We value interdisciplinary work and are committed to diversity and inclusive excellence.*Minimum Qualifications:*MFA or Ph.D. in acting, performance, or closely related field by date of appointment. Experience teaching introductory, intermediate and advanced acting skills at the undergraduate level.*Desired Qualifications:*Consideration may be given to candidates with experience or specialty in one or more of the following: decolonizing acting and performance pedagogy; incorporating non-Eurocentric techniques or approaches; nurturing and developing new work (devising, solo performance, teaching artistry, or community-based performance); developing inclusive and innovative curricula that blend theory and practice to bring forward the voices of historically underrepresented communities.*Special Instructions to Applicants:*Submit cover letter, teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be addressed to Gion DeFrancesco at []( *EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:*Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to []( or 513-529-3560. As part of the University's commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: [](, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.*Benefit Eligible:*Yes*Date to Begin Screening Applicants:*Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.*Advertised:* 15 Dec 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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