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Job: Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Theatre Studies, Dalhousie (deadline: May 22, 2017)

Theatre Studies – Lecturer/Assistant Professor


Dalhousie University


Location: Nova Scotia
Date posted: 2017-04-25
Advertised until: 2017-05-26

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Theatre (Theatre Studies)
Term: August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 (10 months)

The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a ten-month 50% full-time limited-term appointment, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Theatre (Theatre Studies), commencing August 1, 2017. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should be qualified to teach in the following areas: Dramatic Literature, Theatre History, Dramatic and Critical Theory, and/or Dramaturgy. The responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of two full classes in Theatre Studies. The qualifications required for this position are:

  • PhD in Theatre, Drama, or related field;
  • Teaching experience at the postsecondary level.
  • Evidence of teaching ability is considered an asset.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, three confidential letters of reference (forwarded separately from the referees), evidence of teaching effectiveness (a teaching video and/or formal course evaluations), as well as a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire (available at, should be sent in hard copy by the application deadline to:

Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Director
Fountain School of Performing Arts
#514 – 6101 University Avenue, Dalhousie Arts Centre
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

The deadline for applications is May 22, 2017.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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