Assistant Professor in Acting
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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 4/4/2017
University of California - Riverside
JOB DESCRIPTIONASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ACTING
* Coll of Hum, Arts & Social Sci - Theatre
Open date: August 24th, 2016
Last review date: November 1st, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: April 1st, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE, FILM AND DIGITAL PRODUCTION UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
The Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production at the University of California, Riverside invites applications from individuals with experience in acting and/or actors with recognized national or international reputations for an assistant professor position with a start date of July 1, 2017.
Duties will include mostly undergraduate courses, mentoring and supervision of production work and theses and/or capstone projects and service in the department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production and in the MFA in Creative Writing for the Performing Arts program.
Qualifications: MFA or PhD or equivalent experience, significant body of professional work in nationally or internationally recognized theatre, film and/or television and strong university level teaching experience required. Interest and experience in teaching any of the following is a plus: directing, acting for the camera, movement and voice. An interest in directing departmental productions is also sought. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Start date: July 1, 2017
Application procedure: Applicants must apply online at:
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and the position will be open until filled. A complete application includes:
* Cover letter (addressed to Dr. Bella Merlin, Search Committee Chair)
* CV, links to acting and/or directing work
* Three confidential letters of recommendation
* Teaching evidence: 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses and a sample of teaching evaluations.
* Statement of contributions to diversity that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service
* If relevant a writing sample (20-25 pages)
Department contact: Dr. Bella Merlin, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. including links to acting and/or directing work
Sample Syllabi - 1 - 3 samples
Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.
Writing Sample - If relevant (20-25 pages) (Optional)
Misc / Additional (Optional)
3-5 letters of reference required