Academic Position, Position

Assistant Professor of Performance & Technology at Texas A&M University

The Department of Performance Studies at Texas A&M University, College Station invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Performance Studies. Candidates will have a research and/or creative program in performance studies with an emphasis in music, sound, media, and/or theatre technology.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses on the techniques, aesthetics, and literature of technology-based performance, supervise B.A. and M.A. research projects, maintain a nationally recognized profile in research/creative activity, participate in faculty governance, and contribute to the intellectual life of the Department. Standard teaching load is 2/2 with high expectations for research/creative activity.

Applicants will have completed a Ph.D. or doctoral-level terminal degree in Performance
Studies or an allied field such as Media Arts, Music, Sound Studies, or Theatre. A program of research/creative activity that demonstrates potential for continued impact and is consistent with expectations of a research intensive university is essential. Proficiency with hardware, software, and programming languages in areas of expertise is desirable.To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Donnalee Dox, Performance and Technology Search (dox@tamu.edu). Additional materials may be requested. Review of applications begins on November 1, 2015. The position is open until filled.

The Department of Performance Studies is one of twelve academic departments in the College of Liberal Arts. The Department houses a B.A. and an M.A. in Performance Studies. Texas A&M University—College Station is an AAU member (Association of American Universities), with a Carnegie classification of RU/VH (Research Universities, Very High research activity). We are committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Texas A&M is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Texas is a Public Records state.

For more information, contact Dr. Donnalee Dox, dox@tamu.edu

The Department of Performance Studies at Texas A&M invites students to explore performance in all aspects of social life, and ask questions about the world through performance.

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