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Job no: 492548
Work type: Faculty
Location: Gambier, OH
Visiting Assistant Professor of Drama (emphasis in Acting)
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked, liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting position (with possibility of renewal) in Drama (emphasis in Acting for the Stage) at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in July 2019. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of five courses each year, including one section of Introduction to the Theatre, courses in acting, and one or two courses in dramatic literature. This faculty member is expected to direct one of the season’s main stage productions, in lieu of one course, and advise several senior thesis productions. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the performing arts in the context of a liberal arts education and an ability to work successfully and collaboratively in an inclusive environment. A completed MFA and professional acting experience is required.
To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience, including ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by December 15, 2018 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.
Advertised: 15 Oct 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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