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Assistant Professor, Theatre Production
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

MacEwan University’s Theatre Department is seeking an artist-educator specializing in theatre production to fill a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have a diverse skill-set that draws from their area of specialization, as well as teach courses in a variety of areas. Because the successful applicant for this position will play a key role in implementing changes to the new Theatre Production curriculum, working effectively in a student-centered, collegial environment will be an asset.

The Theatre Department is situated within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications of MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta. In September 2017, the Department moved to Allard Hall, a state-of-the-art facility as part of MacEwan University’s main campus in downtown Edmonton. MacEwan’s Theatre Production Program has been part of the city’s vibrant arts community since the early 1970s, and its two-year Diploma builds on its reputation as one of the finest post-secondary theatre production training programs in Canada.

The preferred candidate will hold a minimum of an Master’s degree in theatre, must have teaching experience at the post-secondary level, an extensive background in theatre production as well as experience in management and/or technical direction in both current and emerging technology practices.

Applicants will submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, portfolio/or publications, and the names of three professional references. In addition, applicants will submit a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy; a record of courses taught and course evaluations. Review of applications will commence April 1, 2018 and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Interim Chair Jim Guedo at guedoj@macewan.ca.

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Tenure Track
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date First review of applicants will start April 1, 2018
Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Competition No. 18.01.028

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