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Instructor (Term), Drama

University of Lethbridge

Job Title: Instructor (Drama)

Rank: Instructor III

Tenure Information: Term (2-year)

Position Details:
Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as all Aboriginal peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community. The University of Lethbridge, founded in 1967, has a tradition of driving creative teaching, learning, and research opportunities built upon the support of a visionary community which saw its formation. The UofL is widely recognized as one of Canada’s destination comprehensive universities, offering liberal education enhanced by quality teaching, scholarship, and community engagement. Recognized for both undergraduate and graduate programs, the University’s success is built on its student-focused experience and cross-disciplinary academic programming, as well as its commitment to research and creative activity.

The University of Lethbridge recognizes that diversity enriches our campus and our community and is fundamental to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The university as a whole embraces equity as a core value to be truly inclusive of the communities of which we are a part, and this requires ongoing intentional and systemic action. Through recruitment and support of individuals who further enhance our diversity, the University strives to create a diverse and inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel welcome, are treated equitably, and can thrive.

The Department of Drama in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a 2-year term appointment in Drama at the rank of Instructor III, commencing August 15, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Governors.

A Ph.D. or Masters degree in an applicable field and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the post-secondary level are required. Experience teaching large lecture-style courses and experiential Drama courses would be an asset. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creative activity, and have the potential to contribute actively to the Department of Drama and the Faculty of Fine Arts.

The successful candidate will be assigned a full course teaching load consisting of undergraduate courses, which may include, but are not limited to, theatre studies courses such as Introduction to Drama, Play Reading and Analysis, Canadian Theatre, and Theatre in Performance. The ability to teach courses contributing to the performance major such as Performance Fundamentals, Voice I, or Directing I as needed would be considered an asset.

The Faculty of Fine Arts offers degree programs in Drama, Art, Music, and New Media within a liberal education context and focuses on excellence in teaching and research/creative activity. For more information about the University of Lethbridge and our programs, please visit our website:

https://www.uleth.ca/fine-arts/study/drama

Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing all areas of teaching expertise and professional activity, along with a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via the online uLethbridge PeopleAdmin portal (https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca/postings/5681). References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters. The application submission triggers this request to your references, so please ensure that they are prepared to submit their letters no later than July 4, 2022.

Applications accepted until position filled. Application review commences on July 4, 2022.

Address applications to:

Dr. Shelley Scott, Interim Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge

Employment Equity:
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at human.resources@uleth.ca so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential; only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.