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Chair of Stage Management

Yale School of Drama seeks a senior professor to teach, oversee faculty and curriculum, recruit students, and serve in administrative capacity for a leading three-year conservatory MFA stage management program.  Position also serves as Stage Management Advisor for Yale Repertory Theatre.  Applicants should show leadership in the field, significant professional work in the theater at an advanced level, teaching experience, and demonstrated commitment to practices promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion. Position requires advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving skills, as well as a strongly demonstrated commitment to safety in the entertainment industry. The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Stage Management for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2019, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits.  To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/53364.  Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018.

Master Properties Assistant

Yale School of Drama /Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a positive and highly motivated creative thinker to join our staff as long term seasonal Master Properties Assistant. Responsibilities include assisting in providing and constructing props, furniture, and set dressing for YRT productions, while maintaining high standards for safety and craftsmanship. This position works closely with the Properties Master and Properties Craftsman, as well as advises and oversees student workers.  Ideal candidates have professional experience in a wide range of shop skills and money/budget management. Minimum salary is $25.59/hr, plus Yale University benefits package. Opportunity to audit MFA level courses while expanding professional resume credits. Nine-month renewable position (August through May), 37.5 hours/week, with some overtime available as needed per show. Preferred start date  December 1, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Visit our website at www.Yale.edu/jobs and go to SEARCH OPENINGS.  Look for the STARS Requisition 51503BR.

Assistant Professor Adjunct/Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Open Rank Search in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama invites applications for a faculty appointment in the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program.  The successful candidate will teach classes in at least three fields for MFA students in this professional creative training program, advise MFA and DFA students, and support the Chair in maintaining a dynamic curriculum. The department will consider candidates with expertise in a broad array of specializations in dramatic literature, theory, and theater history. The appointed candidate will have teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities.

The position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with undergraduate/graduate teaching experience (2-3 years minimum), a record of publications, and experience in mentoring and advising graduate students. Candidates must hold a DFA, PhD, or equivalent degree in dramaturgy, dramatic criticism, theater history, dramatic literature, performance studies or a directly related field. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential. Evidence of experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations is required. The appointment will be made at the rank of Professor in the Practice, Associate Professor Adjunct, or Assistant Professor Adjunct, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be from one to three years, beginning July 1, 2019, includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits commensurate with rank.

To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/54696. Address all questions to Professor Catherine Sheehy, Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Review of applications begins October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.