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Temporary Teaching Positions in Acting/Directing/Voice/Movement

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 10th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Areas of specialization include; acting, directing, voice, and movement (JPF01741)
Open date: February 10, 2020
Initial review date: February 24, 2020
Complete your application by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: October 31st, 2020
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position(s) has not yet been filled.

The Department of Theater and Dance invites applications for temporary teaching positions on an ongoing basis. Temporary appointment positions are variable in terms of percentage of time. They range from one quarter to one year with the possibility of reappointment that is dependent upon performance and departmental needs. The department is currently recruiting for spring and summer of the 2019-20 academic year, and fall and winter of 2020-2021. Information about the UCSB Department of Theater and Dance is available through the Department’s web page:

Applicant should possess an MFA degree or equivalent professional experience (5 years professional work in the applicant's area of specialization). College or University teaching experience is desired. Five years working as a professional actor, director, or theater professional is preferred. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.

Applications are accepted online via the UC Recruit system: Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, any work samples you wish to share with the committee and contact information for 3 references. We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional work sample such as a video or portfolio.

This posting will remain open until October 31, 2020 to accommodate department needs; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Work Sample - If you would like to include video, or a portfolio, please upload a document containing a link to a website containing those materials.


Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)