Assistant Professor, Scenic and/or Lighting Design
Department: School of Theatre & Dance / 0-2403-000
College/Division: College of The Arts
Salary Plan: Temporary
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Competitive and commensurate with experience
DUTIES: The School of Theater and Dance is excited to recruit an interdisciplinary designer specializing in scenic and lighting design. This tenure track position will be part of a re-envisioning of design programs in the College of the Arts and the School of Theater and Dance.
Position Assistant Professor, Scenic and/or Lighting Design with interdisciplinary interests. This position is a 9-month tenure earning faculty position with a start date of August 2022.
Duties Faculty in the School of Theater and Dance are required to maintain an active research agenda and annually report on progress toward promotion and tenure. Teaching responsibilities will include three (3) assignments per semester. These may be comprised of a combination of courses and production assignments. Typical service responsibilities include mentoring and advising students, work on School, College, and/or University committees, professional memberships, and curricular development.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
Minimum Qualifications: • Terminal Degree in theatre design and / or technology or related field, or equivalent professional experience
• Ability to teach Scenic Design and/or Lighting Design, and other Design courses.
• Demonstrated ability to design scenery and/or lights for main stage productions in theatre, dance, musicals, and in other interdisciplinary interests
Preferred Qualifications: • Demonstrated professional theatre design and / or technology experience
• University teaching experience in areas such as Intro to Design, Drafting, Design History, Stage Properties, 3-D Modeling, Vectorworks, CAD, Projection Design, Scene Painting, and skills for other media
• Inclusive pedagogical practices
• National and/or international professional design credits in theatre, dance, or other performance genres
• Interdisciplinary research involving design and technology in other fields
Additional Information for Applicants To ensure full consideration please apply by Jan 10th; however, applications will be received until the position is filled.
• Letter of interest
• Curriculum vitae
• Links to professional and student work
• Contact information for 3 references
• Diversity statement that describes your effectiveness in promoting inclusive excellence among diverse populations in teaching, research, and/or practice.
Information for Applicants This position is subject to a Level #1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 29369
Posting Date: 11/30/2021
Posting End Date: 08/17/2022
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