Department of Theater - Assistant Professor of Acting University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06639
Professor of Theater - Acting (Assistant Rank)
UCLA seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Theater, effective July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled collaborator, who embraces a philosophy of integrated curriculum.
Responsibilities of the position will include the following:
Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels; we are interested in candidates who can teach acting and one or more of the following: voice, directing and/or movement;
Cultivate and maintain a national and international professional career;
Recruit promising students;
Mentor current students in academic and career planning;
Serve on department and university committees;
Contribute to department and university initiatives in equity, diversity and inclusion;
Collaborate on program design and curriculum maintenance.
In addition to the above, the ability to teach in any of the following areas is desirable: African American, Latina/o, Indigenous theater, and/or gender and sexuality in performance.
We seek a colleague prepared for interdisciplinary collaboration among the various areas within the Department of Theater (Acting, Directing, Design, Playwriting, and Theater and Performance Studies); in partnership with the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media; and across the University and professional schools.
We strongly encourage and solicit applications from candidates with backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in theater and academia.
Terminal degree in hand at time of appointment and/or 4 years professional experience.
Deadline: Open until filled (For full consideration materials must be received by November 15, 2021.
Please address cover letter, CV, Statement on Contributions to Diversity, and names & contact information of references to the chair of the search committee Professor Dominic Taylor.
The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Theater are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.