» Annoucement of position in "Ecological Design for Performance", Department of Theatre at York University in Toronto
Annoucement of position in "Ecological Design for Performance", Department of Theatre at York University in Toronto
Department of Theatre,
Faculty of Fine Arts,
Theatre: Ecological Design for Performance
Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track position in Ecological Design for Performance, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with graduate and undergraduate teaching responsibilities, effective July 1, 2012. In addition to teaching and research responsibilities, and service at the departmental, Faculty and University levels, the appointment will be key in the direction and development of the new Theatre MFA in Design for Performance.
Applicants must be mid-career designers for performance who have demonstrated a commitment to sustainability in their work. Strong consideration will be given to applicants whose work challenges the borders of art within the construct of sustainability; this may include the research and exploration of technological innovation. Good interpersonal communication and ability to work closely with students, colleagues and other departments are required, as is demonstrated excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly and creative research and teaching. Preferred candidates will have a terminal degree in an appropriate discipline, demonstrated professional recognition, teaching experience at the post-secondary level, and strong connections with the theatre and industrial communities. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate should be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research, professional and teaching interests and experience, a DVD or online examples of creative work, and the names and contact information of three referees should be sent to:
Search Committee, c/o Mary Pecchia, Room 320
Department of Theatre,
Centre for Film and Theatre, York University, 4700 Keele St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. M3J 1P3
Tel: 416-736-2100 ext 66266 Fax 416-736-5785
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Posting end date: Friday, December 2nd, 2011