The Lewis Center is designed to put the creative and performing arts at the heart of the Princeton experience. This mission is based on the conviction that exposure to the arts helps each of us to make sense of our lives and the lives of our neighbors. We pursue this mission by bringing together a vibrantly diverse community of people with different backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, skills and talents.Applicants should be early career composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, film makers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors and performance artists. The department is committed to fostering an academic environment that acknowledges and encourages diversity and differences. The successful candidate will pursue academic excellence in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings.Fellowships are for two academic years, 2023-2024 and 2024-2025. An $88,000 salary for each year is included. The normal work assignment is to teach one course each semester subject to approval by the Dean of the Faculty, but Fellows may take on an artistic assignment in lieu of a class, such as directing a play or creating a dance with students. Applicants are not required to have prior teaching experience. Although the teaching load is light, our expectation is that Fellows will be full and active members of our community, committed to frequent and engaged interactions with students during the academic year. To apply, please submit: *A curriculum vitae*A 750-word proposal that includes: oHow you propose to use the 2 years of the fellowship to develop your work (250 words) oWhat you might teach, direct, or choreograph with undergraduates as part of your fellowship (250 words) oHow you have encouraged diversity and inclusion in your artistic practice, teaching, and/or research (250 words)*Contact information for 3 references*Work samples accompanied by a 150-word statement on how they relate to your proposal oCreative Writing: Samples are limited to 3000 words oVisual Arts: Up to 20 still images or up to 10 still images and 5 minutes of video. Video can represent one work or excerpts. Submit works in a PDF via link to a sufficient online video format. Provide access passwords if necessary. oDance: 1 to 3 links to complete works with cue points. Links can be rehearsals, research or performances, but must be continuous footage. Do not send trailers, photographs or promotional materials. oTheater: 10-15 page writing sample; 15-20 design images (photos or renderings); or video/audio reel with cue points. Links to professional websites or web archives are welcome.Interviews of finalists are expected to take place the week of December 12, 2022. All finalists are expected to attend the on-campus interview.The Princeton Arts Fellowship is a full-time lecturer appointment at Princeton. Fellows may not hold concurrent teaching positions at other institutions for the duration of the Fellowship.This Fellowship cannot be used to fund work leading to a Ph.D. or any other advanced degree. Holders of Ph.D. degrees from Princeton are not eligible to apply.We cannot confirm receipt of applications nor can we accept applications submitted after the deadline.Applicants can only apply for the Princeton Arts Fellowship twice in a lifetime.FAQ and examples of diversity and inclusion in artistic practice, teaching, and/or research can be found here: arts.princeton.edu/fellowshipsThese positions are subject to the University's background check policy.Please apply online by September 13, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
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