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Assistant Professor of Theatre History
California State University, Northridge

Date Posted Aug. 19, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Theatre History
University California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA, United States
Department Department of Theater
Application Deadline Sep. 30, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 19, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF THEATRE HISTORY, DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE. Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication, Department of Theatre seeks a tenure-track, full-time faculty in history beginning fall 2020. Teach introductory and advanced courses in Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, and Theory/Criticism; World Drama and Performance in general education; graduate seminars in area of specialization. Student advisement and duties on department, college and university committees required.

For reappointment, promotion, and tenure, emphasis will be on teaching effectiveness, research/scholarly achievement, and service to the University and community. Successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate in restructuring the M.A. program. Required Qualifications: Ph.D in Theatre/Performance; ABDs encouraged to apply; degree completed by August 19, 2020. Teaching experience at university/college level required. Three years of teaching experience at university/college level, preferred. Demonstrated ability and experience teaching world traditions in theatre history and literature required; experience teaching Latin-American, African, Arabic or Asian theatre and drama, preferred. Strengths or related experience in dramaturgy, performance research, digital histories, applied theatre; research showing an interdisciplinary scope that demonstrates a global perspective, preferred. Application Deadline: September 30, 2019. The search will continue until filled. For more information, full position announcement, and to apply, visit:….

  • CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Office of Faculty Affairs at (818) 677-2962.

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  • Search & Screen Committee
    Department of Theatre
    California State University, Northridge
    18111 Nordhoff Street
    Northridge, CA 91330-8320


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