Assistant Professor - Theatre Studies, 1-year Contractually Limited
University of Guelph
Guelph, Canadá
2d ago

Position Description :

The School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications for a contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.

The curriculum in Theatre Studies provides opportunities for students to translate academic knowledge into applied projects.

It is important that the successful candidate is not only an academic, preferably with a background in theatre history, but has experience as a practitioner who is engaged in contemporary performance practices, particularly those that are community-based.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in an area relating to theatre and / or performance studies. The candidate will have a strong record of scholarship, appropriate to someone at the beginning of her or his academic career.

As well, the successful candidate will have experience in contemporary performance practices, with preference to candidates with experience in performance creation, particularly work that is community-based.

The University of Guelph is the second-largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario.

University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units.

The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners.

It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose : To Improve Life.

Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world.

Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

  • Assessment of applications will begin on May 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (as a single PDF file) : (1) a cover letter;
  • 2) a curriculum vitae; and the names of three (3) referees to the School by 31 May 2019. Applications should be sent to the attention of :


    School of English and Theatre Studies

    Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

    Email : thsthire

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