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Assistant Professor in Theatre Design - Tenure Track - University of Calgary

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Position: Assistant Professor in Theatre Design - Tenure Track
Deadline: January 2, 2013
Posted: November 28, 2012

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Drama at the University of Calgary invites national and international applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, commencing July 1, 2013. The responsibilities will include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, with the majority of teaching in the areas of Design for Theatre or Scenography (Set, Costume, Lighting and Projection Design or Sound Design). It is expected that the successful candidate will establish strong research programing in his/her field that is in keeping with the Eyes High strategy, assist with the department's mainstage season and supervise graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should be prepared to teach as a member of a team that will develop a dynamic and technologically relevant c urriculum that prepares students for the professional theatre and research in their field. Candidates who incorporate new technologies for the theatre in their research and teaching will be given priority consideration.

Special consideration will be given to those candidates who also evidence strengths in at least two areas of design. Candidates who are also able to teach in the areas of Theatre History, History of Scenography, Costume History or Stage Management are of particular interest to the Department. Applicants must hold a terminal degree in Design for Theatre, have professional experience in their discipline and should be active in national and/or international professional organizations.

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
More information about the Department of Drama and the University of Calgary is available online here

Qualifications / Required Skills


Additional Information

The City of Calgary is located in the southern part of Alberta, one of the most dynamic and prosperous provinces in Canada, and is situated within an hour's drive of Banff National Park and the Kananaskis wilderness areas, some of the most beautiful areas of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The city's theatre community is one of the most vital and energetic in the country, embracing a national festival of new work, an international children's theatre festival, an international performance creation festival and a wide spectrum of independently run theatres.


Contact Information

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a complete curriculum vitae, portfolio, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Prof. Clement Martini
Head, Department of Drama
University of Calgary
CHD 209, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4  CANADA

(403) 220-5422

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About U of C
The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction - Eyes High - to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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