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Assistant Professor, Theatre Art - MacEwan University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Edmonton, Alberta
Position: Assistant Professor, Theatre Art
Deadline: May 17, 2017
Posted: February 17, 2017

Job Description / Duties

MacEwan University’s Theatre Department is seeking a theatre artist and educator specializing in both Dance/Movement Studies and Actor training to fill a new full-time continuing position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have a diverse skill-set that draws primarily from their area of specialization, as well as the ability to teach additional courses involving acting, interdisciplinary collaboration and/or directing. Because the successful applicant for this position will play a key role in planned changes to the program curriculum, the ability to work effectively in a student-centered, collegial environment is considered very important and a vision towards developing new approaches to undergraduate music theatre education will be seen as an asset.

The Theatre Department is situated within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications of MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta. Beginning in September 2017, the Department will be housed at the new, state-of-the-art Centre for the Arts and Culture as part of MacEwan University’s main campus in downtown Edmonton. MacEwan Theatre Arts has been part of the city’s vibrant arts community since the early 1970s, and its two-year Diploma builds on its reputation as one of the finest post-secondary music theatre training programs in Canada.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The preferred candidate will hold a minimum of an MFA in theatre, must have teaching experience at the post-secondary level and a strong record of professional work in the area of their area of expertise.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Contact Information

Applicants will submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, portfolio/or publications, and the names of three professional references. In addition, applicants will submit a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy; a record of courses taught and course evaluations. Review of applications will commence March 1, 2017 and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found.

Questions about this position can be directed to Program Co-ordinator Jim Guedo at 


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

Employment Category: Full-Time Continuing

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Quote Competition No: 17.02.027

Personal Information Collection Notification (FOIP)
Applicant personal information is collected under s.33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of recruitment at MacEwan University. Questions concerning this collection should be directed to the: Information Management and Privacy Coordinator, MacEwan University, 10700 - 104 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4S2; tel.: 780 497-5423.

Employer Profile

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

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