Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow - Drama

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama solicits applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow commencing academic year 2023-24. This is a three-year postdoctoral position, contingent upon review after the first year. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. no earlier than 2018. We seek candidates with a demonstrated interest in innovative concepts and teaching methods in their chosen areas of study. Candidates with multiple teaching interests, comparative training, and whose work intersects with the areas of Asian studies, Latinx studies, Indigenous studies, disability studies, and/or environmental studies are particularly welcome.


The Department of Drama has an expansive curriculum that combines the rigorous study of theatre history, dramatic literature, and performance theory with professional training in acting, musical theatre, design, management, devising, directing and playwriting and includes an Honors track as well as a minor in Applied Theatre.


Employment responsibilities include teaching a writing-intensive Introduction to Theatre Studies course and three additional undergraduate courses each year, as well as committee service.


Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of the appointment. New York University is a Research 1 University with campuses in Greenwich Village, Brooklyn and Midtown Manhattan, as well as global campuses in several cities around the world.


Interested candidates should provide a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and one writing sample (e.g., published articles or dissertation chapters). Application and materials can be submitted on-line at For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than October 31, 2022.


New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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