Department Head/Head/Chair Professor Associate Professor
Northeastern University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Theatre. The successful candidate must have the necessary qualifications and the ability to be appointed at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (12-month appointment, tenured) commencing July 1, 2020. The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.
The Chair of the Department of Theatre will provide bold and visionary leadership – an innovative and inspiring leader and educator with the capacity to formulate new possibilities for our dynamic program. They will oversee the academic and artistic efforts of over 250 undergraduate majors and minors. The ideal candidate will engage in interdisciplinary research and/or creative practice as research in a way that supports the department’s endeavors. The new faculty member will share a strong desire to develop projects and curricular offerings across the College Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) and/or the larger university. We seek a colleague who is passionate about the potential of live performance to engage with issues of identity, social justice, and the intractable challenges facing contemporary society.
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