Theatre - Assistant Professor

Trinity Western University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-01-08

Full-Time Tenure Track Position in Theatre

The School of the Arts, Media and Culture at Trinity Western University seeks a creative mentor for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Theatre Department.

This small and dynamic department, in which faculty responsibilities are shared and negotiated, offers a BA in Theatre and a BFA in Acting. The successful candidate will be an accomplished generalist whose broad knowledge of theatre includes experience in everything from design to performance. S/he will be required to oversee all production activities, including supervising production staff and managing budgets, as well as direct one production each year. Strong evidence of teaching effectiveness in several areas - which could include acting, directing, voice, movement, and/or technical theatre - is required. The successful candidate will hold an MFA or PhD in theatre and be a committed Christian with a vision for challenging and ethical theatre training.

Interested candidates are requested to complete the on-line application at http://www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/faculty-positions.html. Additionally, please forward to Judy Bartram, Executive Assistant to the Office of the Provost, Academics ( judy.bartram@twu.ca ) documentation outlining interests, experience, and major contributions to teaching, research and practice as well as verification of doctoral (or terminal) degree. Applications will be accepted until March 6, 2013 or until a suitable candidate is found, subject to budget approval. Any enquiries regarding this position may also be sent to judy.bartram@twu.ca.

Trinity Western University is a liberal arts university and seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis, mission and orientation. More information about Trinity Western's School of the Arts, Media + Culture and its programs can be found at here. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.


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