The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track
position in Performance Creation, at the Assistant Professor level, for our Theatre Performance Area,
starting July 1, 2020.


Position Description:
We seek a Theatre Director with demonstrated expertise in contemporary performance practices in one
or more of the following areas: devised theatre, non-traditional performance creation, Indigenous
Performance, or intercultural performance. The successful candidate should have significant experience
working collaboratively in performance creation.

Qualifications:
Applicants should have a completed terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in a field or discipline of
demonstrated relevance and a serious artistic practice. The successful candidate will demonstrate
excellence or the clear promise for excellence in creative research and post-secondary studio teaching.
Prior activities demonstrating leadership, service, and commitment to diversity is strongly sought after.

Application Requirements:
All applications must include,

 A letter of application outlining creative and scholarly background
 A curriculum vitae
 Links to samples of creative work and reviews
 A statement of teaching philosophy
 The contact information for three confidential referees
Please note that materials submitted will not be returned.

Submit all applications: by email to Elspeth Pratt, Director, c/o Samantha Diamond, scasec@sfu.ca

Deadline: August 30th, 2019.


For more information:
Simon Faser University- performance creation.pdf