NYU Abu Dhabi
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NYU Abu Dhabi
New York University Abu Dhabi is seeking a professor of Theater Design
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Appointment begins Sept. 1, 2014 in Abu Dhabi.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Members of NYU Abu Dhabi standing faculty receive generous support for research and travel. The teaching load is three undergraduate courses per year (semester system), including at least one in the core curriculum. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching. This is a renewable arts contract position.
About NYU Abu Dhabi
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational, degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests, the promotion of cross-cultural understanding and solutions for problems, both local and global.
Entering its fourth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished both in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both U.S. and international. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.
The NYUAD Theater Program balances practical training with rigorous academic study, and takes a global view of theater and the arts. It aims to produce theater artists and scholars who are engaged citizens of the world; prizes a collaborative approach in all aspects of coursework, including curriculum development (through team-teaching and inter-disciplinary courses) and theater-making. The program seeks to establish theater and performance as vibrant and key components in the cultural and intellectual life of the University and the community. Visit the Theater Program’s website for a description of its innovative curriculum: http://nyuad.nyu.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/majors/theater.html
NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.