Visiting Multicultural Faculty, The Theatre School at DePaul University

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Job Type Full Time
Location Chicago, Illinois
Field Education
Post Date Nov 20, 2019
Summary

Full time, non-tenure track, one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The Theatre school seeks a candidate who can bring a critical perspective on multiracial identities to teaching courses such as dramaturgy, theatre history, dramatic literature, and theory/criticism as well as in courses that draw on their particular artistic or research expertise. We seek a candidate, whose pedagogy reflects contemporary theory and scholarship regarding race, ethnicity, diaspora, or indigeneity, including how it intersects with gender, sexuality, disability, global and/or class considerations.

Requirements

Qualifications: University level teaching required. Terminal degree and professional theatre experience preferred. Candidate should exhibit a strong desire to engage students, faculty and staff in a conservatory setting. Within the personal statement and/or the statement of teaching philosophy, please provide (1) specific evidence of a demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and diversity in creative and/or academic work and (2) relevant areas of expertise in the field of Theatre Studies. The ideal candidate will help foster a more inclusive community that can impact classes, productions, and workshops across disciplines within a professional theatre training conservatory.

Deadlines: Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/69895. Include cover letter (with personal statement and teaching philosophy), CV/resume. Application closes on January 5, 2020.

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