Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Theatre Arts (Playwriting) in the Faculty of the Arts
Columbia University School of the Arts invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Theatre Arts (playwriting: tenure-track/tenured) in the Faculty of the Arts. The successful candidate will oversee the MFA Playwriting Concentration. Duties include: leading in the identification and selection of MFA playwriting candidates; teaching and mentoring students; and recommending part-time adjunct faculty for appointment for classes in theatre, film, and television writing. The Program aims to attract dynamic and dedicated teachers with a commitment to service and collaboration across disciplines with the Directing, Dramaturgy, and Acting Concentrations. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Candidates for Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Theatre Arts (tenure-track position) must have demonstrated and show promise of the capacity for creative work and the accompanying pedagogy qualifying them for future nomination to tenure. Candidates with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor Theatre Arts (tenured position) must have a record of excellence in teaching and be widely recognized for their distinction and professional accomplishment and demonstrate promise of attaining further distinction.
Columbia University School of the Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.
The Columbia University School of the Arts offers Masters of Fine Arts Degrees in four disciplines: Film, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing; a Masters of Arts degree in Film Studies; and undergraduate majors in Creative Writing, Film Studies and Visual Arts.
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Degree Required: MFA
All applications must be made through Columbia University's Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, and a writing sample (recently written play).
Review of applications begins March 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Proposed Start Date: July 1, 2022 or January, 1 2023.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Internal Number: 99508
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.