Department of Theater and Dance

Temporary Teaching Position(s):  Areas of specialization should include: performance theory; Asian theater and performance.

Open date: June 10th, 2016
Initial review date: July 10th, 2016
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: October 31st, 2016

The Department of Theater and Dance invites applications for one or more temporary teaching positions during the 2016-17 academic year. The successful candidate(s) may teach courses during fall, winter, and spring of this and future academic years, depending on departmental needs and candidate’s qualifications. The appointee(s) could teach two courses during fall quarter: an Intro to Graduate Studies in Performance class for MA and PhD students, and an undergraduate lecture class called Performance in Global Contexts: Asia. Expectations include developing appropriate syllabi for both classes, holding regular office hours, and supervising graduate student TAs for the lecture class.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in theater, performance studies, or a related field. College or University teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level desired. Strong research record in Asian performance and performance theory is preferred. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Applicants who wish to be considered MUST APPLY ONLINE via the UC recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00747. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability studies, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.