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Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Theatre Studies advertised during the 2021-2022 hiring season.

Last year's page: Theatre / Drama 2020-2021

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Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

Please format job titles as "Subheading 2" so that they will be automatically numbered and appear in the "Contents " list for ease of navigation.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates:

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions below, under #Word on the Street

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See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2021-2022.


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RECENT ACTIVITY on Theatre / Drama 2021-2022

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Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines

Alfred University (Alfred, NY, USA). Assistant Professor, Theatre. No deadline. TT FT.

https://alfreduniversity.applytojob.com/apply/rVtwIpKIZN/Assistant-Professor-Of-Theatre

11/19 — email received booking a phone interview; slots were available on 22nd and 23rd (x1)

12/8 — zoom interview next week (x1)

12/29 — any update?

01/13 — email received inviting to campus visit

Baruch College, City University of New York (New York, NY). Tenure-Track Assistance Professor in Drama and Performance Studies (U.S. and/or world anglophone). December 23, 2021. FT.

https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/assistant-professor-english-drama-and-performance-studies/2661414D88FE4AD2841893B7F18FB127/job/

Please note that the application portal is closed for maintenance from 12/16-12/20. The portal will resume accepting application at 10:00PM EST on December 20.

1/17 Request for interview (x3)

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA, USA). Assistant Professor of Theater in the Department of Theatre. November 1, 2021. TT. FT.

https://apply.interfolio.com/91286. Updates:

12/4 - Has anyone heard from Boston?

12/7 - Zoom Interviews Requested with dates on 12/10, 13 , & 14

12/20 — (weird) email received that looks like a generic rejection whitout to say it is (x1)

12/20 — search process update; no denial or confirmation of moving forward

1/4 — On campus interviews scheduled

Brandeis University. Assistant Professor of Theater Arts. Deadline: December 1st, 2021.

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19882

12/14 — email confirming the application

Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA, USA). Directing Faculty: Full-time/tenure track. Deadline: December 10th, 2021.

https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/401823/directing-faculty-position-carnegie-mellon-universitys-school-of-drama

Columbus State University (Columbus, GA, USA). Assistant Professor of Theatre. No deadline.

https://careers.insidehighered.com/job/2252077/assistant-professor-of-theatre

12/17 — Has anyone heard something?

Duke University (Durham, NC, USA). Assistant Professor of Practice of Theatre Studies. Deadline: November 12, 2021.

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Duke/TheaterStudies/POPACTING

12/7 - Zoom Interviews Requested with dates on 12/13 & 12/14

12/21 - rejection email received

Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA, USA). Department of Theatre and Dance - Tenure-Track Appointment in Performance Studies beginning Fall 2022. Deadline: November 1st, 2021. FT.

https://jobs.grinnell.edu/postings/3931

11/15 — booking of interviews on next Friday and Monday (x1)

12/28 — Any news?

12/29 - Campus visits held 12/6-10, but no word since

Hamilton College (Clinton, NY, USA). Assistant Professor Theatre (global performance history and theory). October 14, 2021. TT. FT.

https://apply.interfolio.com/91769

10/25 - rejection email received, no details provided X5

10/15 — rejection email received, suggested that they had made a selection already.

New York University (New York, USA). Two Assistant Professor positions in African American or Black Diasporic Literature and Performance; NYU Department of English. October 1, 2021. TT. FT.

https://as.nyu.edu/english/employment1.html. Updates:

New York University/Tisch School of the Arts (New York, USA). Assistant Professor in African American Theater and Performance; NYU Department of Drama. October 30, 2021. TT. FT.

https://apply.interfolio.com/90594. Updates: 12/4 - Currently conducting campus visits with finalists.

Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN, USA). Assistant Professor of Theatre History, Literature and Criticism. November 19, 2021. TT. FT.

https://careers.purdue.edu//job/West-Lafayette-Assistant-Professor-of-Theatre-History%2C-Literature-and-Criticism-IN-47906/804027800/

12/17 — Has anyone heard something?

12/7 _ haven't heard anything either.

12/30 _ email requesting zoom interviews went out last week

1/17 - zoom interviews week of 1/10

SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY). Chaiperson and Associate Professor of Theatre Design. TT. FT. No deadline.

https://oswego.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=139935

Swarthmore College (PA, USA). Assistant Professor in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism. December 1, 2021. TT. FT.

https://apply.interfolio.com/96152 --

1/3 - any word?

1/4 - nope (x2)

The New School for Social Research (NY, USA). Associate Professor of Contemporary Theater and Performance. No deadline.

https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177585092

12/20 - invitation to finalist round of interviews

University of Florida (FL, USA). Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies. December 1, 2021. TT. FT.

https://apply.interfolio.com/97349

12/15 - generic rejection (x3)

12/22 - I haven't heard anything from them

Some first round interviews took place in mid-late December

University of Georgia (Athens, GA). Assistant Professor in Theatre and Film Studies (jt. appt. with African American Studies). Feb. 5, 2022. TT, FT.

https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/238518

University of Houston (Houston, TX. Assistant Professor, Theatre Studies. No Deadline (posted November 22, 2021). TT. FT.

https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001901

1/5 - Zoom Interview Request (x2)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV, USA). Theatre Historian/Dramaturgy, Assistant Professor. December 1, 2021. TT. FT.

https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNLV-External/job/UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/Theatre-Historian-Dramaturgy--Assistant-Professor--Department-of-Theatre--College-of-Fine-Arts--R0127667-_R0127667?source=HigherEdJobs

University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg (PA, USA). Assistant Professor in Theatre. November 1, 2021. NT. FT.

https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21006808&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York. Updates:

1/17 - On campus interviews week of 1/10

Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT, USA). Assistant Professor of Movement and Voice in the Department of Theater. October 15, 2021. TT. FT.

https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7934

-Zoom interview-slots were available until Nov 18th.

Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA, USA). Assistant Professor of Theatre History. November 12, 2021. TT. FT.

12/28 - Any word?

Jobs with 2022 Application Deadlines

Columbia University (New York City, NY, USA). Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Theatre Arts (Playwriting) in the Faculty of the Arts. March 1, 2022.

https://jobbank.apap365.org/jobs/rss/15924747/assistant-professor-associate-professor-professor-of-theatre-arts-in-the-faculty-of-the-arts?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

CSU Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA). Assistant Professor of Theatre History and Literature. January 3, 2022. TT. FT.

https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177724482&utm_source=12_08_21&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JobAgentEmail

12/28 - Received email that committee will review applications in January

1/14 - Additional materials requested

Florida State University University (Tallahassee, FL, USA). Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theatre Studies. Deadline: February 1, 2022. NT. FT.

https://jobs.omni.fsu.edu/psc/sprdhr_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=50680&PostingSeq=1

George Washington University (Washington D.C.). Assistant Professor of Theatre. January 3, 2022. TT. FT.

https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/88945

Queens College/City University of New York (New York City, NY, USA). Assistant Professor of Directing. January 10, 2022. TT.

https://cuny.jobs/queens-ny/assistant-professor-drama-theater-and-dance/C3AC9A20CED94B08BD9E56D64BC4285C/job/

Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO). Assistant Professor, Theatre. January 15, 2022. FT. TT.

https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Xavier-Hall/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Theatre_2021-03840-1

1/27 Any update on this position?

1/27 Some first-round interviews happened this week.

University of Hartford (Hartford, CT, USA). Associate Professor of Theatre. No deadline. TT.

https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/4800

University of Southern California, Roski School of Art & Design (Los Angeles, CA). Assistant Professor Critical Studies (Including Performance Studies). January 1, 2022. FT. TT.

https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/full-time-tenure-track-assistant-professor-critical-studies/

Also listed under Art History

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (La Crosse, WI). Assistant Professor - Theatre Studies. January 15, 2022. FT. TT.

https://employment.uwlax.edu/postings/13256

Word on the Street

11/15 - Has anyone heard from Alfred University? I haven't heard anything yet, although I did notice they already have someone on a VAP line this semester.

  • 11/15- Haven't heard anything from Alfred.
  • 11/19- I received an email booking a phone interview for the next week (x1)


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