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California Theatre Lecturer Search

Recruitment Period

Open January 24th, 2020 through Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)




The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for Spring Quarter 2020 in the curriculum area of dramatic literature.

The department seeks applicants to teach an upper division undergraduate level class in California Theatre. Topics on theatrical performances in California might include 19th-century drama, ethnic and community theatres in the 20th and 21st century, native American drama, grassroot theatre, performative acts related to labor, gender, ethnicity, environment, and other political issues, transnational performances and others. A preferred candidate should have the knowledge of California theatre from historical, cultural, and theoretical perspectives, as well as practical experience in addressing specific California issues in performance. A PhD degree is required. Compensation for the quarter will be approximately $6,200.00 total and is non-negotiable.

Candidates for this position must show strong experience in teaching dramatic literature and working with diverse student population in a university environment. Experience in teaching students on writing research papers is also required. Candidates must demonstrate an excellent research and teaching profile in the field of California Theatre.

Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at (select "Apply Now"). Applications must include a cover letter, a proposed syllabus, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by February 26, 2020. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at

Document requirements:
• Cover Letter
• Sample 10-week Syllabus on a topic related to this position
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Curriculum Vitae (please include publications and teaching)
• List of references with contact information
• (Optional) Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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  • 3-5 required (contact information only)