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Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing

Lehigh University - Department of Theatre
Post Date: Jan 6, 2021

Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of theatre, with specialties in acting and directing. A subspecialty such as musical theatre, voice, movement, combat, or other is desirable. The candidate will hold the required appropriate terminal degree and will be expected to generate a high-quality portfolio of scholarly research and creative work. The candidate will teach in areas of expertise, direct on-campus, mentor students, contribute to curriculum development, and participate in university service. Our ideal new colleague would direct a range of genres and styles. This appointment begins in Fall 2021. We offer a NAST-accredited B.A. housed in a multi-venue arts center. We are looking for a hands-on colleague dedicated to the principles of an undergraduate liberal arts education. Lehigh University seeks a community of faculty, reflective of society at large. Diversity is a component of academic excellence essential to fulfilling our mission in education and research. We are interested in candidates whose teaching, creative activity, and/or professional experience address diversity, equity, or questions of interest to historically underrepresented or underserved communities. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and provides comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits. More information on Lehigh’s work/Life Balance for faculty can be found here:  For full description and required submission materials, go to   Deadline February 5, 2021.

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Please send a cover letter; CV; a representative sample of scholarship (pdf or url); separate statements on your teaching philosophy, diversity practices, current, or future research plans; and three letters of recommendation; letters must be sent with submission materials. Submit electronic copies to Deadline February 5, 2021. Applications received after the deadline may not be given full consideration. Only electronic submissions will be considered.