Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Voice, University of Victoria

Posted by | February 22, 2018 | Uncategorized



Department of Theatre, University of Victoria

RTR# 230-055


The Department of Theatre at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in voice.

The appointee will be responsible primarily for teaching voice at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will also contribute to the department’s mainstage productions and supervise at the graduate level.

Applicants will demonstrate the capacity to meet standards for career progression for research/creative activities, teaching, and service commitments related to the department and the university.

Specifically, candidates will have a terminal degree (e.g. MFA or PhD) and documented success teaching voice at a post-secondary institution for a minimum of two years in total. Evidence of professional experience is necessary.

Applicants will have a record of professional achievement in a range of theatre-related research/creative activities, including the following: acting, devising, choreography, community-based research, directing, dramaturgy, playwriting, scholarly publishing, or theatrical design.

The successful applicant will contribute to the development of the curriculum. Secondary teaching areas might include performance, directing, and/or devising.

The appointee will have the ability to collaborate as a collegial member of an outstanding team of dedicated and distinguished professors and production personnel who work at one of the finest teaching and performance facilities in Canada.

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The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant Professor (tenure-track). It is anticipated that this person will join the department on July 1, 2018, though a later start date is negotiable.

Applications should include a cover letter, cv, and names and contact information for three references. Supplementary material should include a statement of research interests; research/creative activities agenda; a statement of teaching philosophy; relevant course syllabi; and student and peer evaluations, if available.

Please send completed applications by Monday, April 16, 2018​ to 


Dr. Allana C. Lindgren, Chair

Department of Theatre

University of Victoria

PO Box 1700 STN CSC

Victoria, BC


V8W 2Y2


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