Visiting Assistant Professor—3 Year

Colby College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PERFORMANCE PRACTICE - The Department of Theater and Dance at COLBY COLLEGE invites applications for a three year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Performance for Academic Years 21/22-23/24. We seek a candidate who focuses on socially--engaged performance (e.g. art in the public realm, community-based work, social praxis, relational aesthetics, art/activism, histories of place, performance and architecture, site-situated work) and who works at the intersections of theater, dance, performance studies, and/or other live arts.

To apply, please submit: 1) Cover letter that describes your interest in teaching in the liberal arts context, your approach to community art making, and any other specialties or areas in which you might teach, 2) C.V. 3) A concise statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates commitment to inclusivity and diversity. 4) Contact information for three references and 5) Links to two online work samples with necessary passwords and brief contextual description if needed. Review of applications will begin on May 7, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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