Assistant Professor of Theatre History, University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

Position no. 36584

Class Title: Assistant Professor, Theatre History

Job Description

The School of Performing Arts (SPA) at the College of Arts and Humanities is seeking a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor of theatre history. The anticipated start date is August 2019.

The successful candidate will teach the entire three-course sequence of Theatre History/Dramatic Literature courses in the undergraduate curriculum. All three courses of the sequence are offered each semester. Additional duties will include: mentoring student dramaturgs, overseeing departmental exit critiques, serving on thesis committees, and collaborating with faculty, staff, students, and University of Central Florida (UCF) partners on assigned projects. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain a strong research profile, with presentations at regional, national and international meetings, and refereed publications.

The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 66,000 students. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF is the center of a growing diverse community of nearly three million people. The Department of Theatre within SPA offers B.A., BFA, M.A., and MFA degrees. For more information about the Department of Theatre, please visit our website at

For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http:/

Position Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. or DFA from an accredited institution by the time of application; one year of college-level teaching experience as instructor of record; and evidence or promise of scholarly activity.


Additional teaching experience and/or evidence of teaching excellence; demonstrated knowledge and experience in dramaturgy; background in the advising and supervision of undergraduate and graduate scholarly work; and evidence of scholarship in an area of specialization.

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

The university requires that all candidates apply online at In addition to the online application, candidates should also submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three current professional references. Please do not send any other materials at this time. Additional supporting materials may be requested from candidates at a later date.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later time.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

Application deadline is December 6, 2018; Review of applications will begin immediately. Please contact Dr. Julia Listengarten at with any questions about the position.


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