The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applicants for a tenure-track, full-time assistant professorship.
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a Carnegie Research I institution and the flagship campus of the UH System and enrolls more than 19,000 students. The University recognizes its special responsibility to Hawai‘i and the Pacific region, reflects and embraces Hawai‘i’s diversity, location, and values, and is committed to cultivating a Native Hawaiian Place of Learning that is responsive to the needs and assets of Native Hawaiian communities and reflective of Indigenous Hawaiʻi.
The Department of Theatre and Dance is a global leader in Native Hawaiian, Pacific, and Asian performance, led by a faculty of committed kumu, scholars, directors, playwrights, designers, filmmakers, performers, and choreographers. Our students are made up of the current and next generation of regional and international artists, researchers, community leaders, and educators. The department offers BA, BFA, MA, MFA, and PhD degrees.
The successful applicant in the Acting area will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in acting, provide mentorship and hands-on training, lead curricular development for the Acting area, and work collaboratively with departmental areas in Hawaiian Theatre, Asian Theatre, Design, Directing, Performance Studies, Playwriting, Theatre for Young Audiences, and Dance. This position responds to the needs of Hawaiʻi in preparing our students to address diversity, equity, and inclusion for structural change and builds upon our community engagement. For more information about our course offerings, programmatic structure, and production season, see here; for our Action Plan and commitment to IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity, and access) see here.
Degrees: BA, BFA, MA, MFA, PhD