Northwestern College invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank, tenure track) in theatre to begin August 2022. We seek a collaborative artist, trained in the areas of acting and directing with a passionate interest in teaching and pursuing artistic scholarship in these areas. Our future colleague will bring enthusiasm, experience, a commitment to artistic excellence and a warm sense of humor to our energetic undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications: The ideal candidate holds a terminal degree in acting or directing. Candidates will exhibit a love of Christ, an embrace of the Gospel and support the college’s mission as expressed in our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world.

Preferred Qualifications: Our new co-artist can expect to direct in our season and teach courses primarily in the areas of acting and directing. Dependent upon the candidate’s areas of interest, other courses may include dramatic literature, first year seminar, senior seminar, playwriting, film aesthetics and criticism, or courses in our worship arts major. Our program also allows for the option and opportunity to act periodically in our productions.

Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Apply online below and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience and (2) scholarly/creative trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity.  Include a current curriculum vitae/resume and send to

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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