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Assistant Professor of Theater in Directing
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Date Posted Aug. 10, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Theater in Directing
University UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Department Department of Theater
Application Deadline Oct. 15, 2022
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The UCLA Department of Theater invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Directing effective July 1, 2023. 

Candidates should have expertise in directing contemporary performance which may include but is not limited to the following areas: new play development, digital/multimedia theater, social practice, devised theater, musical theater, collaborative creation, Indigenous Performance, Latinx performance, Asian-American performance, African-American performance and/or intercultural performance.  Candidates should also demonstrate a continuing artistic practice, a commitment to higher education and the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses.  We actively seek candidates who will complement and diversify the Theater Department’s cultural, pedagogical and artistic strength and encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of communities under-represented in the field of theater.

Required: Completed terminal degree or a minimum of 4 years professional experience.  

Candidates should submit cover letter, CV/resume, digital portfolio, contact information of three references, a statement of teaching and a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion address your materials to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Professor Marike Splint. 

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration materials must be received by October 15, 2022.  See more and apply at:

  • 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.

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Contact Information

  • Ryan Hamilton
    Academic Personnel
    UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
    102 E. Melnitz Hall
    Los Angeles, CA 90095


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