Performer Auditions

Assistant Professor of Theatrical Design and/or Digital Media
Deadline 9AM PST on November 16, 2016

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in theatrical design and/or digital media. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of scholarly research and/or creative work in theater and performance design, with an emphasis on new technologies (digital audio, video, and light design, robotics, etc.). Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes, to contribute to departmental productions, and to mentor student projects. We are very interested in candidates who can reach across disciplines and are comfortable in a performance-making environment. The expected starting date of the appointment is September 1, 2016.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their work to date and outlining its future direction and a CV. In an effort to make the search process more efficient we also ask applicants to send a portfolio of creative work and/or a writing sample (no longer than 40 pages); two brief course descriptions; and names and contact information for three references via Academic Jobs online (; posting number 6094) to:

Matthew Smith
Search Committee Chair
Department of Theater and Performance Studies

All requirements for a graduate degree in theater, performance studies, design or a related field must be completed by September 1, 2016. For full consideration, application materials must be received by November 16th at 9AM PST. All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online (, posting number 6094.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.