Associate or Full Professor in Directing and Acting
with professional experience in directing and/or acting for both stage and film/television
The Department of Theatre at the University of California, Riverside invites applications from distinguished directors and/or actors with recognized national or international reputations for an associate or full professor position with a preferred start date of March 1, 2014, open to negotiation. Successful candidates will hold an MFA, PhD, or equivalent experience, have directed for and/or acted in a significant body of work (e.g., network or major cable television shows, distributed films, LORT or similarly, nationally recognized theatres) and be able to demonstrate a history of strong teaching experience at university level, including a range of acting techniques. Interest and experience in teaching any of the following is a plus: directing, theatre history, dramatic literature, African American Theatre, Latino/a Theatre, Asian Theatre, Women in Theatre and theory. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring and supervision of theses and/or capstone projects such as production work, directing and stage management, and service in the Theatre department and MFA in Creative Writing for the Performing Arts program. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00065. A complete application includes a cover letter (addressed to Professor Robin Russin, Search Committee Chair), CV, DVDs of or links to acting and/or directing work, if relevant a writing sample (20-25 pages), and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 10, 2013 and the position will be open until filled.
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