The Department of Theatre & Dramatic Arts at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a continuing appointment in Design and Production, at the rank of Instructor, starting July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary and Board approval.
Applicants should possess a terminal degree in theatre/dramatic arts, and a record of professional theatre experiences in lighting design, as well as other design and production areas. Experience in teaching at the post-secondary level is an asset. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and creative activity, and have the potential to contribute actively to the Department of Theatre & Dramatic Arts and the Faculty of Fine Arts.
The successful candidate will teach courses in lighting design and other courses in her or his area of expertise. The candidate will also design for the Department’s productions.
The Faculty of Fine Arts offers degree programs in Drama, Art, Music and New Media within a liberal education context, and focuses on excellence in teaching and research/creative activity. The Centre for the Arts features outstanding equipment, facilities, and staff.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest describing all areas of teaching expertise, a current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please arrange for three letters from qualified referees to be sent directly to the Dean by the closing date. Any submissions of electronic images, audio, or video must be received on a disc (.jpg, .mpg, or audio file).
Closing date: Applications must be received by May 5, 2014
Address applications by email, fax or regular mail to:
Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 329-2155 • Fax: (403) 382-7127
The University is an equal opportunity employer. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference is given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.