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Job (Calgary): Assistant Professor, Department of Drama – University of Calgary

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Job (Calgary): Assistant Professor, Department of Drama – University of Calgary

uofcAssistant Professor in Directing, Department of Drama, School of Creative and Performing Arts


The Faculty of Arts, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Drama invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Directing. The anticipated start date is July 1 2016.

The successful candidate will establish and maintain an active and externally funded research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of their specialization in addition to a wide range of courses in Drama, and contribute to the graduate program.

The preferred candidate will have a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) and have achieved national and/or international recognition within their professional career. Preference will be given to:

  • Candidates with a wide range of demonstrated expertise, including (but not limited to) text-based performance, theatrical devising and/or performance creation, and immersive and/or participatory performance;
  • Candidates with successful post-secondary teaching in the area(s) of specialization;
  • Candidates with an established research and/or research-creation program, including performances, presentations and publications;
  • Candidates who can expand and enrich the SCPA¿s intercultural awareness and expertise base.

For more information about this position, please visit the full posting, here.

All applications must be received by January 25, 2016.

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