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Assistant Professor in Presentation Design
University of California, Irvine

Date Posted Sep. 4, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Presentation Design
University University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA, United States
Department Department of Drama
Application Deadline Oct. 16, 2018
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education
    Digital Media
    Design - Graphic Design/Illustration
    Fine Arts - General

The University of California, Irvine Department of Drama invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the cutting edge field of Presentation Design. The faculty member will join a dynamic faculty in Drama and serve as the principle instructor for an upcoming online professional Master program in Presentation Design. Lead a team to train graduate students from around the world who are focused on developing both the content and delivery techniques involved in Presentation Delivery.

Candidates for this position must have outstanding professional experience in one or more areas of Presentation Design, including but not limited to: public speaking skills, narrative design/storytelling, graphic design, use of digital tools (visual, audio, and video), and diverse audience engagement. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment. The position entails working with the Director of the Presentation Design program to recruit and mentor graduate students in Presentation Design. Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with distinguished graduate training at a major research university. An MFA, PhD, or the equivalent professional experience is required.

Candidates should apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, located at (select "Apply Now"). The online application should include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and Statement of Contributions to Diversity (this is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, and must also be included in the application materials). In addition, at least three letters of reference are required and should be uploaded directly to the RECRUIT system by the referees. Digital portfolio samples may be submitted via the online RECRUIT system or may be submitted to Vincent Olivieri, Presentation Design Search Committee, University of California, Irvine, Department of Drama, 249 Drama, Irvine, CA 92697-2775, or To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by October 16, 2018.

  • The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Contact Information

  • Vincent Olivieri
    Department of Drama
    University of California, Irvine
    4000 Mesa Rd
    Irvine, CA 92697-2775


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