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Assistant Professor - Theatre and Film
Faculty
BGSU Main Campus
03/25/2021
04/25/2021
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

Assistant Professor, Theatre and Performance Studies, Department of Theatre and Film
Full-time, tenure-track

 

- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in theatre and performance studies, including courses such as Cultural Diversity and Theatre and Performance Studies, Introduction to Theatre, Introduction to Performance Studies. 
- Contribute to the theatre production program.
- Develop and maintain a research agenda that leads to publications in leading theatre and/or performance studies journals and other outlets that meet or exceed department standards for promotion and tenure.
- Provide service to the department, college, and university as well as to the profession at a national level. 
- Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
Minimum Qualifications
-  PhD or DFA in Theatre or a related area (e.g., Communication) and an emphasis in Performance Studies, or the requirements for the degree completed by the start of employment (August 2021).
- Both college-level teaching experience and a scholarly record in cultural diversity in theatre or in performance
- Experience teaching performance studies at the college level.
- Demonstrated research productivity through one or more published or in press peer-reviewed journal articles or book chapters in theatre or performance studies publications or related fields (e.g., cultural studies, critical race theory), and research presentations at national conferences.
- Experience directing for the theatre at the college level.
 
Preferred Qualifications
- Experience teaching other theatre or performance studies courses at the college level, such as script analysis, introduction to theatre, performance of cultural identity, pop culture and performance. 
- Scholarly record in one or more of the following: cultural studies, Black/African American theatre and/or performance, critical race theory, theatre/performance studies pedagogy, and other interdisciplinary methodologies and/or theoretical foundations
- Experience teaching online.
For an application to be considered complete, please submit the following:
- Cover letter that includes statement of teaching and research interests, articulates experience to date and professional goals for the future
- Full curriculum vitae
- Statement of contributions made and commitment to diversity in higher ed
- Writing sample of 30 pages maximum (e.g. dissertation chapter, or academic journal article/chapter)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Teaching Portfolio that includes at least one sample syllabus, examples of assignments, and student quantitative and qualitative course evaluations (if available) 
- Names and contact information from three individuals who will be asked to provide original, current (dated within the past year) letters of recommendation
- Transcript showing highest degree earned (official transcripts required upon offer of employment)
 
BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.
 
For additional information, please contact Prof. Daniel Williams, Search Committee Chair, Department of Theatre and Film, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403 or at dewilli@bgsu.edu

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421. Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.
 
Information about Program and College/BGSU
BGSU is a high-research, residential university located in northwest Ohio approximately 20 miles south of Toledo, Ohio and 70 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Detroit airport. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs, and 17 doctoral degree programs. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Approximately 20,000 students (including 2900 graduate students) attend BGSU. Over 17% of our students identify as persons of color, and nearly 5% are international students. Of BGSU’s 1200 faculty members, 13% identify as persons of color, 4% hail from different countries. The Division of Diversity and Belonging coordinates affinity groups for faculty and staff who identify as persons of color, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and as persons with disabilities. The University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For more information, please visit: www.bgsu.edu. 
 
The Department of Theatre and Film is located within the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department currently has 18 full-time faculty with national and/or international reputations, and 280 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate students. The Department offers Bachelor Art degrees in Film Production, Film Studies, and Theatre; Bachelor of Arts in Communication degrees in Theatre, with specializations in Acting/Directing, Design and Technical Theatre, Youth Theatre, and Musical Theatre; minors in Film, Theatre, Dance, and Arts Management.  We offer Master of Arts and Doctoral degrees in Theatre. We have robust production programs in both theatre and film and we have a strong collaborative relationship with the School of Cultural and Critical Studies. There are two student organizations for students interested in film production and one for film studies; there are two student organizations for students interested in theatre, one graduate student organization, and one undergrad and graduate student organization dedicated to ensuring we create safe and fair representation and inclusion for all students. Our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, composed of faculty and students, is dedicated to developing equitable and inclusive practices and policies. The Department of Theatre and Film is dedicated to national distinction as a creative and intellectual community that fosters personal commitment to artistic growth and practice, critical thinking, diversity and inclusion, and the centrality of liberal arts education.  To that end, the faculty of the Department guide and support undergraduate and graduate students with an emphasis on these core values: Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Commitment, and Community. For more information, visit our web site: http: https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/theatre-and-film.html
 

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Department of Theatre and Film Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies 

Position Summary: The Department of Theatre and Film invites applications for a tenure-track position in Theatre and Performance Studies. Starting date is August 2021. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Theatre and Performance Studies. The successful candidate will advise undergraduate and graduate (Master’s and doctoral) students, supervise graduate instructors, and teach courses with emphases on race and diversity in theatre and performance. Contribution to our production program is also expected. Demonstrated research productivity leading to peer reviewed publication and presentations at national conferences is expected, as is advising of graduate students.  The successful candidate is expected to contribute service to the department, college, university, and profession at the national level. Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD or DFA in Theatre or a related area (e.g., Communication) and an emphasis in Performance Studies, or the requirements for the degree completed by the start of employment (August 2021); College-level teaching and a scholarly record in cultural diversity in theatre or in performance; Experience teaching performance studies at the college level; Demonstrated research productivity through one or more published or in press journal articles or book chapters or research presentations at national conferences; and experience directing for the theatre at the college level.  Preferred Qualifications are: experience teaching other theatre or performance studies courses (e.g., script analysis, introduction to theatre) at the college level; scholarly record in one or more of the following: cultural studies, Black/African American theatre and/or performance, critical race theory, theatre/performance studies pedagogy, and other interdisciplinary methodologies and/or theoretical foundations; and experience teaching online. 

For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/.  In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Application: For an application to be considered complete, submit a cover letter that includes statement of teaching and research interests, articulates experience to date and professional goals for the future; a full curriculum vitae; names and contact information of three references who will provide letters of recommendation (dated within the past year); statement of contributions made and commitment to diversity in higher education; a writing sample of 30 pages maximum (e.g. dissertation chapter, or academic journal article/chapter); a Statement of Teaching Philosophy and a Teaching Portfolio that includes at least one sample syllabus, examples of assignments, and student quantitative and qualitative course evaluations (if available); and a transcript showing highest degree earned. Background check and official transcripts required for employment. Application deadline: April 25, 2021.

BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment.  We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

 
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