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Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing
Lehigh University-Department of Theatre

Date Posted Jan. 7, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing
University Lehigh University-Department of Theatre
Bethlehem, PA, United States
Department Department of Theatre
Application Deadline Feb. 5, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of theatre, with specialties in acting and directing. A subspecialty such as musical theatre, voice, movement, combat, or other is desirable. The candidate will hold the required appropriate terminal degree and will be expected to generate a high-quality portfolio of scholarly research and creative work. The candidate will teach in areas of expertise, direct on-campus, mentor students, contribute to curriculum development, and participate in university service. Our ideal new colleague would direct a range of genres and styles. This appointment begins in Fall 2021. We offer a NAST-accredited B.A. housed in a multi-venue arts center. We are looking for a hands-on colleague dedicated to the principles of an undergraduate liberal arts education. Lehigh University seeks a community of faculty, reflective of society at large. Diversity is a component of academic excellence essential to fulfilling our mission in education and research. We are interested in candidates whose teaching, creative activity, and/or professional experience address diversity, equity, or questions of interest to historically underrepresented or underserved communities. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer and provides comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits. More information on Lehigh’s work/Life Balance for faculty can be found here:

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Deadline February 5, 2021.

  • Lehigh University is an Affirmative action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Men and women of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Professor Kashi Johnson
    Department of Theatre
    Lehigh University-Department of Theatre
    Zoellner Arts Center
    420 E Packer Ave, Rm 301
    Bethlehem, PA 18015


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