Assistant Professor in Pasifika Theater and Performance Studies, UCLA

The UCLA Department of Theater seeks an assistant professor in Theater and Performance Studies; the position will also be affiliated with the Asian American Studies Center as part of the Native American and Pacific Islander Bruins Rising Initiative. The successful candidate will serve as one of the core faculty supervising UCLA’s PhD in Theater and Performance Studies program, as well as teaching undergraduates and participating fully in a department that serves undergraduate, MFA, and PhD students. The appointment is held in the Department of Theater while service commitments will cross the Department of Theater and the Asian American Studies Center. Duties to commence Academic Year, 2024-25.

A terminal degree in a relevant field is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have a PhD in Theater & Performance Studies. The candidate should explain an anticipated career trajectory as a scholar. Applicants must also demonstrate evidence of research, publication, and/or community engagement in Theater & Performance Studies and Pacific Islander Studies.

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