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Job (Calgary): Asst. Professor Drama Design – School of Creative and Performing Arts, U of C

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Job (Calgary): Asst. Professor Drama Design – School of Creative and Performing Arts, U of C

University of CalgaryTenure track position beginning July 1, 2017

The School of Creative and Performing Arts in the Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Drama Design. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate should have a terminal degree (MFA) and have achieved national and/or international recognition within their career. Candidates must demonstrate an established research and/or research-creation program, including performances, presentations and/or publications and successful post-secondary teaching in the area(s) of specialization. Evidence of excellence in teaching should be demonstrated via a convincing statement of teaching philosophy, strong teaching evaluations, and a clear record of commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision, and mentorship.  Preference will be given to candidates:

  • with a specialization in the primary area of Theatre Lighting and demonstrated expertise in a secondary area of either Projections Design or Sound Design;
  • who incorporate new media and/or emerging technologies for the theatre in their practice, research and teaching;
  • who are also able to teach in the areas of Theatre History, History of Scenography, Costume History or Stage Management;
  • who can expand and enrich the SCPA’s intercultural awareness and expertise base.

All applications must be received by January 9, 2017. Please provide a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and an artist’s statement (may be combined but should address both topics), a portfolio of artistic achievements (may include reviews, photographs, video clips), a teaching dossier, relevant publications, and three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the Chair of the Academic Selection Committee. All materials should be forwarded to:

Prof. Allan Bell, Music Division
School of Creative and Performing Arts
University of Calgary
CHD100, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
403-210-6265 / fax: 403-282-6925

The deadline for applications is January 9, 2017.

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