Assistant Professor — Chinese Theatre (9-month tenure-track)

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialty, Asian theatre history, directing, and

others as needed.

• Chairing dissertation and thesis committees, and advising and mentoring MA, MFA and PhD students.

• Plan, fundraise for, implement and oversee artist residency programs and Chinese theatre productions as

needed by the Asian Theatre Program and Department.

• Oversee guest directors of Asian Theatre productions as needed.

• Contribute to the relevant field(s) via scholarly and creative endeavors. Maintain an active program of

extracurricular academic or creative research and/or publication.

• Serve on graduate, departmental, college, and university-wide committees.

• Participate in university/departmental responsibilities: such as: attending departmental meetings, faculty

meetings, season selection/scheduling meetings, design meetings, and production meetings.

• Other duties as assigned by Chair.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in relevant field in hand.

• 3 years of relevant teaching at post-secondary level (full-time or equivalent


• Experience directing and producing xiqu.

• Proficiency in written Chinese.

• Fluency in spoken Mandarin.

Desirable Qualifications:

• Record of successful fundraising and/or grant writing.

• Secondary area of expertise in Korean, Vietnamese, South or Central Asian theatre.

• Teaching experience in culturally diverse environments.

• Evidence of successful collaborative creative work.

• Publications in relevant refereed journals.

• Affiliations with relevant professional/scholarly organizations.

• Extensive experience directing and producing xiqu.

• Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching.

• Demonstrated ability to interact with, mentor and train, supervise, and/or collaborate with a variety of

individuals, including colleagues, students.

Pay Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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