Associate/Full Professor, Performance Theory

The Theater and Performance Studies Program at Yale University is looking to hire a tenured Associate/Full Professor, Performance Theory beginning July 2024, January 2025, or July 2025. The successful candidate will employ any of a range of current critical modalities to interpret aesthetic and social forms of performance. Given the recent decolonial turn in the field, building upon but also revising its formative interculturalism, we seek a scholar whose scholarship and teaching traverses multicentric canons of theory.

The appointee must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and a proven record of outstanding research and teaching in performance theory.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit an application via They should submit a cover letter and CV. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email Tavia Nyong’o, Search Committee Chair, at tavia.nyong’

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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