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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PRESENTATION DESIGN

The University of California, Irvine Department of Drama invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the cutting edge field of Presentation Design. The faculty member will join a dynamic faculty in Drama and serve as the principle instructor for an upcoming online professional Master program in Presentation Design. Lead a team to train graduate students from around the world who are focused on developing both the content and delivery techniques involved in Presentation Delivery.

Candidates for this position must have outstanding professional experience in one or more areas of Presentation Design, including but not limited to: public speaking skills, narrative design/storytelling, graphic design, use of digital tools (visual, audio, and video), and diverse audience engagement. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment. The position entails working with the Director of the Presentation Design program to recruit and mentor graduate students in Presentation Design. Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with distinguished graduate training at a major research university. An MFA, PhD, or the equivalent professional experience is required.

Candidates should apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04872 (select "Apply Now"). The online application should include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and Statement of Contributions to Diversity (this is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, and must also be included in the application materials). In addition, at least three letters of reference are required and should be uploaded directly to the RECRUIT system by the referees. Digital portfolio samples may be submitted via the online RECRUIT system or may be submitted to Vincent Olivieri, Presentation Design Search Committee, University of California, Irvine, Department of Drama, 249 Drama, Irvine, CA 92697-2775, or olivieri@uci.edu. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by October 16, 2018. 

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 

LECTURER IN MUSIC THEATRE HISTORY

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA

The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for Fall Quarter 2018 & Winter Quarter 2019 in the area of Music Theatre History.

The department seeks applicants who can teach the History of Musical Theatre from 1943 – 1970 and 1970 to present day. This course is an upper division lecture course and has an enrollment of 50-80 Graduate and Undergraduate students per quarter.  It is a required course of all music theatre students. The curriculum uses multi-media.  A BA in Music or Theatre is required.  An MFA in Drama, English, History, Music or a related area is preferred. Previous experience teaching this music history curriculum is a plus.

Base salary commensurate with training and professional experience.

Candidates for this position must have outstanding professional credits in theatre and/or film as well as a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working within the university.

Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with a distinguished graduate professional musical theatre degree program at a major research university. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population.

Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04877 (select "Apply Now"). Applications must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by September 7, 2018. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at Drama@uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 

LECTURER IN BFA MUSIC THEATRE ACTING

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA

The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for Winter Quarter 2019 in the area of Acting Methods for BFA in Music Theatre.

The department seeks applicants who can teach advanced acting methods to the BFA in Music Theatre candidates. The curriculum will include the study of Meisner, Adler and Practical Aesthetics acting techniques.

A BA or BFA in Drama/Theater Arts is required.

Base salary commensurate with training and professional experience.

Candidates for this position must have outstanding professional credits in theatre and/or film as well as a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working within the university.

Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with a distinguished graduate professional musical theatre degree program at a major research university. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population.

Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04873 (select "Apply Now"). Applications must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by September 7, 2018. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at Drama@uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.