The Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas invites applications for a full-time, multi-year lecturer position in Costume to begin in Fall 2023. The position of Lecturer comes with full benefits.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a 4/4 teaching load (which includes construction for departmental productions); supervise and manage the department costume shop; mentor and supervise student creative work; collaborate with performance, dance, design/tech faculty and guest artists; and serve as costume and makeup advisor.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to, to teaching three levels of costume design, make-up design, costume construction, History of Costume Décor, and other courses within the candidate’s field of expertise and as assigned.
Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion in preparation for joining a university that is also both a Hispanic and Minority Serving Institution.
Minimum Qualifications: MFA in Theatre Design with an emphasis in Costume, or a related discipline; demonstrate hand and digital rendering techniques; and demonstrate evidence of teaching in the areas of costume design, costume construction, and related technologies; and demonstrate costume shop management experience.
Preferred: Work experience in professional theatre with experience in various production genres including dance.