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LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENT (50%), Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Acting

Dalhousie University

The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a ten-month 50% full-time limited-term appointment, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Theatre (Acting Studies), commencing August 1, 2019. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching acting classes in a four-year undergraduate program. Ability to teach across the curriculum - through the first and final years - is essential. Experience in teaching Period and Style, Mask, Clown, and other movement-based technique for actors, would all be considered assets.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for directing one production in the 2019/20 DalTheatre season, and the committee requests a concept proposal (3 pages maximum) for The Women of Troy by Euripides (version by Don Taylor). A concept proposal for another play suitable for an acting cohort of twelve will also be considered.

The minimum qualifications required for this position are an MA, MFA or equivalent degree, and substantial professional theatre experience with a particular emphasis on acting and 
directing. Evidence of effective teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of artistic and teaching interests and philosophies, three confidential letters of reference (forwarded separately from the referees), a recent performance recording in a variety of repertoire, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (formal course evaluations), as well as a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire (available at should be sent in hard copy by the application deadline to:

Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Director
Fountain School of Performing Arts

#514 – 6101 University Avenue
Dalhousie Arts Centre, Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2


The deadline for applications is April 27, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.