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Professional Actor Training (Classical Texts),
Associate-Full Professor (#JPF00423)

The Department of Theatre & Dance at UC SAN DIEGO (http://theatre.ucsd.edu), is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, seeks an experienced theatre professional to teach in our MFA professional actor training program, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with tenure, beginning Fall 2014.

This position serves as a core member of a high profile graduate training program and is expected to participate in all facets of the department, including recruitment, casting, MFA student mentorship, and teaching undergraduate courses, with a primary responsibility in the area of classical texts.

Qualifications:

This position requires a MFA or professional equivalence; history of productions and/or publications; strong commitment to teaching excellence; strong potential for continuing their creative activities. In addition, applicants must have significant experience in Classical Text, Shakespeare first and foremost, but experience in other elevated texts -- Moliere, Shaw, Coward, etc. -- is necessary. Applicants with considerable professional experience who have also taught in academic or professional studio settings are strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong demonstrated accomplishments or strong plans in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:

We are only accepting online applications at this time. Please go to the UCSD Recruit website (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00423) to apply for this position and upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV / resume
  • Three references
  • A separate personal statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further information).?Contributions might include such items as providing leadership in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment and/or increasing access or participation of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website: http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/partneropp/.

 

Assistant Professor of Playwriting,
Tenure-track (#JPF00422)

The Department of Theatre & Dance at UC SAN DIEGO, (http://theatre.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications for a tenure-track position in Playwriting at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2014.

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate classes in playwriting, mentor MFA playwrights during productions, supervise teaching assistants in undergraduate courses, and help produce the annual Wagner New Play Festival. Teaching duties in at least one of the following: screenwriting, television writing, adaptation, solo performance, music theatre, theatre history, performance studies, or related fields.

Qualifications:

This position requires: a MFA or professional equivalence; history of productions and/or publications; strong commitment to teaching excellence; strong potential for continuing their creative activities. The ideal candidate will have strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three recommendations.

To Apply:

We are only accepting online applications at this time. Please go to the UCSD Recruit website (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00422) to apply for this position and upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Three references
  • A separate personal statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further information). Contributions might include such items as providing leadership in teaching, mentoring, research/creative work, or service towards building an equitable and diverse academic environment and/or increasing access or participation of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website: http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/partneropp/.

 

To assist applicants who may have an interest in employment opportunities for a spouse/partner, please see the UCSD Web sites for the
Partner Opportunities Program, the Academic Job Opportunities Bulletin or the Staff Employment Opportunity Bulletin.

 

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