Theatre Studies (Assistant Professor), Dept. of Theatre and Film University of British Columbia

Posted by | October 10, 2019 | Uncategorized

Theatre Studies (Assistant Professor), Dept. of Theatre and Film, University of British Columbia.

The Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia seeks to fill a tenure track professorial stream appointment in Theatre and/or Performance Studies at the Assistant Professor level. We invite applications from outstanding candidates in Theatre and/or Performance Studies whose research areas complement those of current faculty. Expertise in Global Indigenous Performance, Activist and/or Transnational Theatre and Performance Studies will be considered assets.

Applicants must have a PhD (or provide solid indication of completion before July 2020), scholarly publications, and experience teaching at the post-secondary level. They are expected to provide evidence of excellent research and demonstrate a record of, or strong potential for, high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core (lecture) and elective (seminar) courses in the history, theory and practice of theatre and performance studies. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, graduate supervision, and service.

Applicants should send to the department (1) a letter of application, (2) a current CV containing full contact information, (3) a teaching dossier with evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as evaluations and/ or peer reviews), (4) an example of their published research, and (5) a one-page statement about your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion . Applications are to be submitted via the Department of Theatre and Films application portal, located here – In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by the same deadline via email attachment to the Theatre Film office, care of Application deadline is November 15, 2019.

Situated on the beautiful Point Grey campus on the traditional ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam people in the culturally diverse city of Vancouver, the Department of Theatre and Film offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs in Theatre and Film Studies and Practice.

Position start date: July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Please consult the departmental website for details on our programs, faculty, and activities:

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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