Rochester, New York

Tenure Track Faculty 5724BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Department of Performing Arts Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 03-Jan-2022 Detailed Job Description Full-time, 9-month, tenure track faculty position as Assistant Professor in the field of performing arts (theatre) with the possibility of summer contract, when necessary for the Department of Performing Arts. Areas of teaching will involve courses in technical theatre and performance. Teaching responsibilities will also involve supporting the development of current curriculum and development of future curriculum for the department. Areas of scholarship will involve performing arts with evidence of peer-reviewed dissemination. Other Program Director responsibilities, as assigned by the chairperson of the department, will involve season planning, production oversight, directing, designing for NTID productions and other collaborations with the College of Liberal Arts and other potential colleges within RIT. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values , honor code , and statement of diversity. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values , honor code , and statement of diversity. Department/College Description The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of the nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology, and is home to the worlds first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. NTID Department of Performing Arts was established in the fall of 1974, with the opening of the college's new permanent buildings, as an integral part of the curriculum following the success of the student drama club founded by Dr. Robert Panara in 1969. Today, NTID Department of Performing Arts offers an array of theatre courses and produces 3 productions and one outreach tour per season. The department collaborates with other colleges within RIT, especially the College of Liberal Arts Department. The RIT/NTID Dance Program is a community of students, scholars, artists, and artisans who regard the collaborative and creative process as the core of education, pursuing excellence and understanding through teaching and learning. Engaged in the creative process combining dance with technology, students are guided to discover ways of knowing themselves and the world around them using cognitive diversity. We also offer a professional traveling troupe, Sunshine 2.0, that provides performances and activities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults that highlight the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), as well as educational topics about the deaf experience. Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring. As a member of the RIT/NTID community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few). NTID Department of Performing Arts was established in the fall of 1974, with the opening of the college's new permanent buildings, as an integral part of the curriculum following the success of the student drama club founded by Dr. Robert Panara in 1969. Today, NTID Department of Performing Arts offers an array of theatre courses and produces 3 productions and one outreach tour per season. The department collaborates with other colleges within RIT, especially the College of Liberal Arts Department. The RIT/NTID Dance Program is a community of students, scholars, artists, and artisans who regard the collaborative and creative process as the core of education, pursuing excellence and understanding through teaching and learning. Engaged in the creative process combining dance with technology, students are guided to discover ways of knowing themselves and the world around them using cognitive diversity. We also offer a professional traveling troupe, Sunshine 2.0, that provides performances and activities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults that highlight the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), as well as educational topics about the deaf experience. Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring. As a member of the RIT/NTID community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few). Required Minimum Qualifications Doctoral or Master of Fine Arts degree in performing arts or ABD. Demonstrated teaching experience in performing arts, particularly with deaf and hard of hearing students. Demonstrated scholarship in performing arts with evidence of peer-reviewed dissemination. Knowledge of ASL and deaf culture. A candidate who does not know ASL will be expected to learn ASL and obtain a NTID sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) rating of Intermediate Plus by the end of the second academic year. Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. Required Minimum Education Level MFA, PhD Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty ; search openings, then Keyword Search 5724 BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments: A brief teaching philosophy The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references Contribution to Diversity Statement The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. 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Rochester, New York

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