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AAS II Theatre Design and Production - University of Windsor

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Design
Province: Windsor, Ontario
Position: AAS II Theatre Design and Production
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Posted: May 19, 2016

Job Description / Duties

The University of Windsor’s Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a Permanence-Track Learning Specialist, Ancillary Academic Staff (AAS) II position within the School of Dramatic Art in Theatre Design and Production commencing as soon as July 1, 2016. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Essential Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a MFA degree in theatre with a specialization in scenic design/technical theatre. Teaching experience at the university or college level and professional theatre experience as well as a demonstrated proficiency in scene design and painting is essential. The successful candidate will demonstrate time management and organizational skills as well as an ability to operate proactively with a small team; and a proven ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines within a busy schedule.

Responsibilities:
• Teaching the following courses in the BA Honours Drama program: Scenic Design for the Theatre, Studies in Design, Scenic Painting for the Theatre, as well as Drawing and Rendering for the Theatre.
• Providing service to the School of Dramatic Art as scenic designer and artistic painter for 3 to 6 University Players’ productions per year.
• Building on the curriculum and practice in the areas of scenic design and scenic painting while sustaining the production demands for University Players.
• Developing new programing with cross-disciplinary focus with the combined Honours BA Drama/Communication, Media, and Film program.
• Attracting, recruiting, and mentoring students interested in theatre design and production.

Additional Information

Applications Requirements:
• A letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• A detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• Statements of teaching interests and creative activity interests;
• Sample of creative and/or scholarly work;
• Sample course outlines (actual or proposed);
• Teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness; and
• Three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees directly to the Director of the School of Dramatic Art.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of May 31, 2016. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointment committee.

Contact Information

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Tina Pugliese, Director, School of Dramatic Art, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
Phone: 519.253.3000, Ext. 2805, Fax: 519.971.3629, Email:  

Employer Profile

School of Dramatic Art

Permanence-Track Position in Theatre Design and Production
Learning Specialist, Ancillary Academic Staff II

The University of Windsor’s Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a Permanence-Track Learning Specialist, Ancillary Academic Staff (AAS) II position within the School of Dramatic Art in Theatre Design and Production commencing as soon as July 1, 2016. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The School of Dramatic Art at the University of Windsor is one of the oldest and best established theatre and drama programs in the country. Our graduates have made a mark on both the world stage and in film, as well as in education. We offer a wide ranging subscription season of plays through University Players that serve the community. For further information about the School of Dramatic Art, visit our web site at http://www.uwindsor.ca/drama.

The School of Dramatic Art operates in the Jackman Dramatic Art Centre, which opened in July 2003 and contains spacious studios for Acting, Voice, Movement, as well as intimate classroom space and a flexible-seat Studio Theatre. All studios are equipped for video-conferencing, sound, and have computer connections for power point delivery. University Players, the acting company of the School of Dramatic Art, also operates a 322 seat main stage in Essex Hall. The technical and production area of the school is housed in the spacious and fully resourced University Players Production Wing.

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,050 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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