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The University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts is looking for an assistant professor and a technical director.  

New Assistant Professor in Theatre Arts

The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in history and criticism, pending budgetary approval.  Candidates should have a primary commitment to a non-western area in theatre and/or performance studies, including, but not limited to diaspora studies, indigenous theatre, intercultural performance, and documentary theatre.  Contributions to departmental productions might include directing and/or dramaturgy.  The position’s teaching responsibilities will include part of an undergrad theatre history survey, performance criticism, and graduate –level seminars. 

PhD required and a minimum of three years teaching at the college or university level.  Position available September of 2013. 
To apply, please submit:

  1. letter of application
  2. curriculum vita
  3. two sample syllabi
  4. examples of recent research
  5. a list of 3 referees from whom confidential letters have been requested.

Mail application and letters by October 31 to: Connie Markiw, Graduate Secretary, Dept. of Theatre Arts, 1617 CL, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.  We particularly encourage applications from members of under-represented groups and women.  The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

Technical Director

The Technical Director facilitates supervision of University theatres and scene shop areas for both Department of Theatre Arts’ productions and used by external groups. Requires supervision of scene, costume, lighting and prop shops and University theatre facilities. Supervision and execution of all builds and load-ins, construction, lighting hangs for productions; supervision of lab students and student employees. Maintanance of shop and theatre equipment. Must have computer aided drafting.

This is a full time position Aug through May, part-time 50% May through August

To apply, visit https://www.pittsource.com/postings/search