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Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre History

Theatre - Faculty of Fine Arts

RTR 230-051

The Department of Theatre at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track) in pre-nineteenth-century theatre history.

The appointee will be responsible primarily for teaching pre-nineteenth-century theatre history at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also teach theory at the graduate level. The successful candidate will be able to supervise theatre history doctoral candidates.

The successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track), depending on relevant experience. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin duties on January 1, 2018.

Requirements

Candidates will have a doctoral degree and documented success teaching theatre history at a post-secondary institution.

Assistant Professor applicants should have a record of conference presentations and/or scholarly publications related to pre-nineteenth-century theatre history. Associate Professor candidates should have an established record of scholarly publications related to pre-nineteenth-century theatre history.

Both types of candidates will demonstrate the capacity to meet standards for career progression for research publications, teaching activities, and service commitments related to the department and the university.

The successful applicant will also have the ability to contribute to the growth of the curriculum. A range of topics is welcomed, including theatre historiography, Indigenous theatre, and/or transnationalism and theatre. Evidence of professional and academic creative activity is also an asset.

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

Related links

Department of Theatre

Faculty of Fine Arts

Additional information

Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement.  Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association.

Contact information

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and three reference letters. Supplementary material should include hardcopies or online links to scholarly writing samples (three maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy, relevant course syllabi, and student evaluations, if available.

Please send completed applications to:

Dr. Allana C. Lindgren, Chair
Department of Theatre
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC  V8W 2Y2

p: 250.721.7991

Application deadline

Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm (PDT)

Equity statement

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal 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.

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Grace Wong Sneddon, Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity at (250) 721-6143. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

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