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ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR in THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES (Multiyear NTL), GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

The Theater & Performance Studies Program (TPST) in the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown University is accepting applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor with expertise in Acting and deep commitment to student mentoring. This three-year (renewable) non-tenure line appointment will begin August 2019, with full benefits. We seek candidates with an M.F.A., Ph.D. or equivalent who bring significant college teaching experience and can fully participate in the life of Georgetown’s community. Our active liberal arts program integrates creative and critical work, artistic excellence, and performance as a mode of social engagement. Candidates should bring expertise to teach undergraduate courses in Acting and Scene Study, Physical Theater and/or Voice, plus single special topic classes in the candidate’s areas of expertise such as Theater for Social Change, Shakespeare, Hip Hop Theater, Ensemble, Culturally-Responsive Performance, Directing, and/or Solo Performance. We prioritize candidates who engage diversity, whether in global or local registers, as well as artist-scholars or teaching artists with crossover areas of strength. The multi-year contract with full benefits includes a 3/3 equivalent teaching load plus participation in departmental service and governance. Annual loads assigned by the department may include advisement of Georgetown’s robust co-curricular student theater, participation in our TPST home season in the Davis Performing Arts Center and/or service to our community partnerships.

Application: Review of materials begins November 1, 2018.  Applicants must apply electronically to dpachair@georgetown.edu. Required materials for submission include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and three original letters of recommendation to Professor Maya Roth, Search Chair. Portfolios, where relevant, will be requested at a later date. Terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) or equivalent expected, buoyed by an active teaching and creative/research profile commensurate with the position.

To learn more about the Theater & Performance Studies Program in the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown, visit performingarts.georgetown.edu. Georgetown University is a top-ranked university, located in the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., and is home to Georgetown College, the School of Foreign Service, the Law School, the Medical School, and the Business School. This appointment will be made by the College, which emphasizes liberal arts learning, research, whole person care, and public engagement. Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.


ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgetown University seeks applicants for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Public Speaking. This three-year (renewable) non-tenure line appointment will begin August 2019, with full benefits.

The successful candidate will teach multiple sections of the Introduction to Public Speaking Course. The position has a 3-3 teaching load and a service component, which may include administration. Applicants should also be able to teach courses in areas such as Public Relations and Rhetorical and Communication theory, with further opportunities for topics in the candidate’s areas of interest.

We welcome expertise across a range of contemporary and critical approaches to public speech.  These might include (but are not limited to) cultural diversity and public speech; the intersection of theatrical performance and public performance of the self; and the creative use of new media platforms (such as TedX talks and podcasts) for contemporary communication and the building of community.

The faculty especially encourage candidates whose approach reflects the liberal arts mission of the department and necessity of cultivating communication skills in diverse and global contexts.  We seek an individual with the experience and capacity to teach undergraduate students drawn from all four of Georgetown’s undergraduate colleges.

A Master’s degree in Communication or related field is required, with experience in college-level teaching within a diverse student community. 

To learn more about the Theater & Performance Studies Program in the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown, visit performingarts.georgetown.edu.  

Georgetown University is a top-ranked university, located in the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., and is home to Georgetown College, the School of Foreign Service, the Law School, the Medical School, and the Business School. This appointment will be made by the College, which emphasizes liberal arts learning, research, whole person care, and public engagement.

A Master’s degree in Communication or related field is required, with experience in college-level teaching within a diverse student community. 

Review of materials begins November 1, 2018. Applicants must apply electronically via Interfolio here: https://apply.interfolio.com/54089. Required materials for submission include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and three letters of recommendation, specific to this position, addressed to Professor Christine Evans, Search Chair.   


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