Moscow, ID


Assistant Professor Of Theatre: History, Literature, and Criticism

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Theatre Arts

Tenure Track

Pay Range: $53,130 - $56,256, depending on experience


Position Summary

The University of Idaho invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Theatre in the area(s) of History, Literature, and Criticism to help support the growth of a unique distance-delivered MFA option in the Department of Theatre Arts. This is a three year appointment, with the possibility of renewal based on the success of the program.

We seek applicants who value collegiality and diversity, and who possess a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring, and the collaborative process of theatre making. The annual load for this position is 3/4 (or its equivalent), with such primary responsibilities as: teaching courses in the applicant’s area of expertise and interest; overseeing tutorials and/or independent study; assisting in the ongoing management and expansion of the distance-education option; and recruiting, advising, and mentoring MFA candidates.

A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy.Uncertain

Required Qualifications

• Terminal degree – either the MFA or PhD in area of expertise. 
• Previous experience teaching at the university level in one or more of the following areas: dramatic literature, dramatic theory and criticism, theatre history, and/or dramatic writing.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience teaching, mentoring and advising Graduate students
• Experience delivering course content in a Distance capacity
• Experience forming key collaborations with professional theatre organizations

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Instructions: Submit CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of 5 references, including 2-3 representing higher-education. In your list of references, please include names, titles, phone numbers, email addresses, and a brief statement about your professional relationship. References will be contacted for finalists.

Applicants that apply by March 29, 2019 will receive first consideration.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.

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