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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Theatre Arts (Playwriting)

Columbia University School of the Arts
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Theatre Arts (Playwriting) in the Faculty of the Arts

Columbia University School of the Arts invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Theatre Arts (playwriting: tenure-track/tenured) in the Faculty of the Arts. The successful candidate will oversee the MFA Playwriting Concentration. Duties include: leading in the identification and selection of MFA playwriting candidates; teaching and mentoring students; and recommending part-time adjunct faculty for appointment for classes in theatre, film, and television writing. The Program aims to attract dynamic and dedicated teachers with a commitment to service and collaboration across disciplines with the Directing, Dramaturgy, and Acting Concentrations.  Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates for Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Theatre Arts (tenure-track position) must have demonstrated and show promise of the capacity for creative work and the accompanying pedagogy qualifying them for future nomination to tenure. Candidates with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor Theatre Arts (tenured position) must have a record of excellence in teaching and be widely recognized for their distinction and professional accomplishment and demonstrate promise of attaining further distinction.

Columbia University School of the Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.

The Columbia University School of the Arts offers Masters of Fine Arts Degrees in four disciplines: Film, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing; a Masters of Arts degree in Film Studies; and undergraduate majors in Creative Writing, Film Studies and Visual Arts.

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Degree Required: MFA

Review of applications begins March 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Proposed Start Date: July 1, 2022 or January, 1 2023.

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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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