Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies: Applied Theatre
Governors State University (University Park, IL) is a minority-serving institution inviting applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position of Applied Theatre in Theatre and Performance Studies (TAPS), in the Division of Arts and Letters, to begin in the Fall 2023 semester. This position is a 10-month contract with a teaching load of 21 credit hours (7 courses) in the fall and spring semesters; summer teaching is available but not required. The successful candidate will complement existing faculty strengths in our evolving Theatre and Performance Studies program by teaching courses in applied theatre, performance and social change, theatre appreciation, the junior seminar, capstone, and courses in area(s) of specialization; overseeing a curricular focus in applied theatre, including creation of related coursework; creating performance opportunities where students engage the campus and local surrounding communities.We seek a teacher-practitioner-scholar who is committed to enhancing our culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek candidates with outstanding teaching skills, evidence of a distinguished record of creative activity/professional credits, as well as service to the institution, discipline, and/or community. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and first-generation college graduates are especially encouraged to apply.