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Part-Time Academic (THEA 3601.03 Playwright in the Theatre A) - Fall 2023

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Position Information

Position Title Part-Time Academic (THEA 3601.03 Playwright in the Theatre A) - Fall 2023
Posting Number PTAP1996P
Department/Unit Fountain School of Performing Arts
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
This Part-Time Academic will take responsibility for the teaching and grading of THEA 3601.03: The Playwright in the Theatre1, from September 1 – December 31, 2023 (Fall Term). The position scope may include supervision of workshop rehearsals, readings, and/or performances of playwriting students’ work, which may require some evening or weekend work. It may also involve organization and coordination of guest lectures, masterclasses and seminars over the course of the class. This position reports to the Director of the Fountain School of Performing Arts.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
MA, MFA or equivalent in Theatre, Drama or related discipline, and/or substantial professional experience as a playwright. Previous experience of teaching playwriting at a university level is an asset, as is evidence of strong teaching effectiveness. Please apply online, with a copy of your curriculum vitae and a cover letter.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.
Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment September - December 2023
Open Date 09/29/2022
Close Date 06/16/2023
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents