Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre – Scenic Design, beginning in August 2019 and running through the 2020-2021 academic year.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre - Scenic Design
Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre – Scenic Design, beginning in August 2019 and running through the 2020-2021 academic year. Our department embraces the liberal arts tradition and supports the college’s interdisciplinary mission. We seek a collaborative and versatile colleague who will contribute to the creative and intellectual development of our undergraduate students, both majors and non-majors alike. The selected candidate will teach Design and Theatre History courses and Design for our nationally recognized theatre production program. The teaching load is three courses per semester, or the equivalent production load. Service expectations include academic advising, mentoring of students, and service on college committees. Candidates should be active in scholarship and/or creative work in their field. The department produces a four-show season annually and participates in KCACTF. The successful candidate will participate in the season and support co-curricular student projects, depending on expertise. Successful candidates will possess an MFA or PhD, professional experience, and evidence of teaching excellence at the college level.
For fullest consideration, applications should be submitted no later than March 1, 2019. Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a statement about commitment to diversity and inclusivity; and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e. student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught). Please arrange to have at least two reference letters submitted, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position see www.albright.edu/hr; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.
A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.