Job Posting: Theatre Studies at UBC

Posted by | June 08, 2016 | Uncategorized

Theatre Studies (sessional teaching 2016W)

Theatre Studies Program

September 2016 to April 2017 (2016W Term 1 and Term 2)

The Theatre Studies program, within the Department of Theatre and Film, is pleased to advertise openings for the 8 instructional months (September 2016 to April 2017) of the upcoming academic session, 2016W. The Theatre Studies BA program offers first to fourth year courses leading to Honours, Major, and Minor degree options.

Applicants should hold a doctorate in theatre studies or a related area. An excellent teaching record based on relevant experience in theatre studies or related courses is required. In your cover letter, you should indicate the range of courses that you are able to teach. You may provide sample syllabi.


We expect to staff the following courses:

  • THTR 120 Introduction to Theatre (Term 1)
  • THTR 210 Drama: Forms and Ideas (Term 1)
  • THTR 310 Theory of Drama and Performance (Term 1)
  • THTR 420 History of Theatre II (Term 2)
  • THTR 443 Women in Theatre and Film (Term 2)


Applicants should include with their letter of application:

  • curriculum vita (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g.: sample teaching evaluations)
  • names and contact emails of three referees


Please send application materials (electronic copies – Word or PDF files only) to:

Explore the UBC Department of Theatre and Film:

Deadline for applications: June 10, 2016  

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,264 per 3-credit course. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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