Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary and Theatre Studies


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Posting Date 08/25/2022
Closing Date Until Filled
Employment Type(s)
  • Other
Location Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511


Beloit College announces a new tenure-track position responsible for developing courses in Hip Hop Performance and Theatre that draws together multiple departments and programs, beginning with the 2023-24 academic year. While being housed in the Department of Theatre and Dance, the ideal candidate will teach interdisciplinary Hip Hop courses and contribute to theatre studies by teaching in the Global Theatre History core, script analysis, and directing. This person will also direct/devise performances as part of the Beloit College Theatre Season. We intend all Hip Hop courses will serve students across the curriculum.

The ideal applicant will be an artist-scholar with a terminal degree (MFA/PhD), and a record of directing excellence with interest and experience in Hip Hop performance. Candidates who have experience in Theatre Studies/Performance who hold a PhD in another discipline should apply. We seek a candidate with strong creative expression/research agendas and a passion for undergraduate teaching and learning. This candidate’s service and leadership skills will forge interdisciplinary connections across campus, infuse Hip Hop pedagogy into the curriculum, and participate in reimagining performance at Beloit College. We especially seek candidates who have demonstrated success in working with ethnically, culturally, and/or socio-economically diverse populations of students.

Beloit College is committed to the self-determination of faculty. We believe becoming the best teacher/scholar possible requires mentorship. Beloit faculty flourish because they take ownership of their research/creative agendas. A candidate’s expectations for themselves always drives the Beloit College advancement process.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

How to Apply

Inquiries may be addressed to Amy Sarno, chair of the search committee at Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial scans of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to the link below.

Begin Your Application

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.


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