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Tenure Track Position as Assistant Professor of Production Technology - Department of Theatre and Film, University of British Columbia

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Tenure Track Position as Assistant Professor of Production Technology
Deadline: December 12, 2011
Posted: November 17, 2011

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (www.theatrefilm.ubc.ca), invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Production Technology, effective July 1, 2012. The successful candidate will teach courses and supervise students (undergraduate and graduate) in the Theatre Design and Production area of the Department, and provide administrative service to the Department and the University. Faculty at UBC are expected to sustain a high level of research / scholarly activity, including distinguished artistic, creative or professional work. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching and will also be expected to maintain a program of effective teaching, departmental service, as well as graduate and undergraduate supervision.

Applicants should hold an MFA, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree in a field related to technology practice and design in the performing arts, should have some teaching experience at the university or college level, and should submit a portfolio of work demonstrating excellence and professional experience in one or more of the following areas: advanced technical practice, rigging and show control systems, stage and/or location management, or related fields. Experience in sound design for theatre, music, film or video will be considered an important asset. Additional expertise in an area related to production technology for the performing arts such as lighting technology, systems engineering, set or lighting design, film production, or software development will be considered an asset.

The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Applications must include a letter of application, CV, portfolio of work (photocopies or CD or DVD in a standard digital format), description of research/artistic interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants must arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees. Applications and reference letters sent via email will NOT be accepted. Application deadline: December 12, 2011. Applications should be mailed to:

Chair 
Production Technology Search Committee

Department of Theatre and Film

University of British Columbia

6354 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada

Qualifications / Required Skills

Applicants should hold an MFA, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree in a field related to technology practice and design in the performing arts, should have some teaching experience at the university or college level, and should submit a portfolio of work demonstrating excellence and professional experience in one or more of the following areas: advanced technical practice, rigging and show control systems, stage and/or location management, or related fields. Experience in sound design for theatre, music, film or video will be considered an important asset. Additional expertise in an area related to production technology for the performing arts such as lighting technology, systems engineering, set or lighting design, film production, or software development will be considered an asset.

Additional Information


The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Salary:

Contact Information

Chair 
Production Technology Search Committee

Department of Theatre and Film

University of British Columbia

6354 Crescent Road

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada

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