Central Washington University seeks Assistant/Associate Professor in the areas of Theatre Literature, History, and Performance with assignments in undergraduate and graduate course work based on skillset. Appointment begins 16 September 2018. Some summer teaching opportunities may also be available
Teach 2-4 courses per quarter in undergraduate and graduate curriculum
Assist in the recruiting, advising, and mentoring students in the BA and MA programs
Maintain active professional and/or scholarly work outside the university
Serve on departmental and university committees
MFA or PhD in theatre
Scholarship and teaching interests in Theatre Literature, Theatre History, and Performance
Commitment to diversity and inclusivity through demonstrated experience working with diverse populations
PhD in theatre
Three or more years of collegiate level teaching experience
Demonstrated teaching and scholarship in areas of diversity and multiculturalism such as Latino(a), Asian, Native American, and/or gender studies
Documented experience as a director, musical theatre director, new works deviser, or dramaturg
Documented experience working with students from diverse communities
Documented experience teaching in multi-modal and/or distance learning
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Appointment: Full-Time, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Appointment (Some summer teaching opportunities may also be available)
Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting, (c) detail how teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CWU's commitment to diversity);
Current curriculum vitae;
Statement of philosophy and research/artistic plans;
Writing sample (of approximately 25 pages or less); and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: January 3, 2018
NOTE: All job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree held. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts. ** Incomplete applications will not be considered. **Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date.
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.