UVic — Assistant Professor Position in Set and Lighting Design


Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Set and Lighting Design

Theatre – Faculty of Fine Arts
RTR 203-038

The Department of Theatre at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Set and Lighting Design. The successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant Professor (tenure-track). It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin their duties on July 1, 2016.

The appointee will be responsible primarily for teaching set and lighting design at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the new faculty member will be responsible for designing sets and lighting for some of the Department of Theatre’s “Mainstage” productions, and will supervise student designers working on department productions.

Candidates will have an advanced degree (e.g. MFA), documented success teaching courses at a post-secondary institution, and significant professional theatre experience. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the capacity to meet tenure expectations for creative/research projects, teaching activities, and service commitments related to the department and the university. In addition, the ideal applicant will have the ability to teach a range of courses and to contribute to the growth of the curriculum in one or more of the following areas: costume design, history of scenography, projection design, scene painting, and/or sound design.

Related links
Department of Theatre

Faculty of Fine Arts

Additional information
Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of theCollective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association.

Contact information
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three references. Supplementary material should include online links to artistic work, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of artistic philosophy, relevant course syllabi, and student evaluations, if available.

Please send completed applications to:
Dr. Allana C. Lindgren, Chair
Department of Theatre
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada

Application deadline
December 7, 2015

Equity statement
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Grace Wong Sneddon, Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity at (250) 721-6143. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Dr. Allana C. Lindgren
Associate Professor
Department of Theatre
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700, STN CSC
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada V8W 2Y2
Phone: 250.721.7991
Web: http://finearts.uvic.ca/theatre/