The Theater Program at Bard College at Simon's Rock invites applications for a Full-time Assistant Professor of Theater beginning Fall 2022. This position will teach Acting, Voice, Movement and direct at least one show a year. Our program has particular commitments to developing new work, including musicals, and to embracing voices that have been historically underrepresented in theater. Experience teaching Laban, Alexander, and/or Feldenkrais as well as training in Linklater voice work is desired. This candidate will also teach Bard Academy theater and First-Year Seminar. A commitment to continued scholarly and/or professional work is expected. Additional responsibilities include academic and senior thesis advising, curriculum development, and service on college committees.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is a small, selective liberal arts college located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts which serves students ready to begin college at 16 or 17 years of age. In addition to the college, our accelerated high school program, Bard Academy, serves students at the 9th and 10th grade level. Full-time faculty teaching load is 3/3. For more about the performing arts at Simon's Rock, see https://simons-rock.edu/academics/performing-and-visual-arts.php
Simon's Rock is AA/EOE, and we encourage applications from candidates of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and socioeconomic levels. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Required qualifications include an MFA or PhD with studies in Acting, Directing or Performance, as well as evidence of teaching excellence at the university or commensurate level and/or professional experience in the discipline.
Applicants should submit a cover letter including a narrative of your qualifications, a statement of teaching philosophy, Curriculum Vitae and names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: apply.interfolio.com/102211
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
Internal Number: 102211
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