William & Mary — Associate Professor / Professor & Department Chair of Theatre, Speech & Dance

The Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance at William & Mary, invites applications for an advanced Associate Professor or Professor who will serve as Chair of the department. Appointment begins August 10, 2023. We are interested in individuals with experience in administrative leadership, a sustained and dedicated commitment to diversity, equity and anti-racism, and a record of outstanding contributions as scholars and/or artists to the field of Theatre and Performance Studies. The Department Chair will guide a dynamic multidisciplinary undergraduate department as it takes up new quarters in the W&M Performing Arts Center opening Spring 2023.The Chair also will take the lead in working to develop and implement a sustainable vision of excellence, innovation, and inclusion.

Applicants must hold a PhD (preferred), MFA, or equivalent terminal degree, in Theatre or Performance Studies. Evidence of sustained achievement and leadership as a scholar and/or practitioner is desirable, as well as administrative experience suitable for an incoming departmental chair. Experience with production for theatre, dance, or other diverse or global performance modes with a view towards decentering privilege and disrupting Eurocentricity.

For complete description and to apply online: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/50336

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching, and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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