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Job ID: 206172

Assistant Professor
University of Virginia

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2023
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, United States
Department Department of Drama
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The University of Virginia Department of Drama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in scenic design, with a start date in August 2023.

We seek candidates with an established or emerging record of creative and/or published work in any medium of scenic design including stage, site-specific, immersive, interactive, or multimedia performance. We especially welcome candidates with experience designing for performance traditions of the Global South; Asian/Pacific Islander, Latine, Indigenous, Black performance traditions; queer/trans performance practices; performance and disability; and/or theatre for social change. Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to serving students and audiences of the global majority, and with practical experience of anti-racist, decolonizing, and/or culturally responsive teaching and performance, are preferred.

For information on the people, facilities, curricula, and events in our department, as well as the affiliated Virginia Theatre Festival, please visit

For information on the position’s responsibilities and qualifications, and on the application process, please visit



  • The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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