Assistant Professor - Theatre Studies

Job #415

Job Type Full Time
Location Chicago, Illinois
Post Date Nov 8, 2019

The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago invites applications for a full time tenure track faculty appointment in Theatre Studies beginning fall 2020. The Theatre School is an urban multicultural conservatory located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant theatre community. The ideal candidate will have expertise in varied approaches to directing, from devising to traditional scripted work to immersive theatre. In addition, a successful candidate will bring knowledge of theatre history and dramatic literature, as well as particular expertise in African American, Latinx, Indigenous or Asian American theatrical methodologies. Position begins September of 2020.



Candidates for consideration will possess the following qualifications:
· Demonstrated teaching experience
· A current, ongoing and recognized theatrical or performance practice of at least 5 years
· MFA or PhD in a related field; or extensive professional experience equivalent to having a terminal degree
· Evidence of a critical perspective on issues of diversity and multiculturalism
· A commitment to continuing work in the profession
· Demonstrated experience in mentoring/advising undergraduate students