Visiting Design Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University invites applications for a three-year full time residency as a Visiting Lecturer in Scene Design beginning July 2017. We are looking for a committed, fundamentally collaborative colleague to spearhead the expanding role of design in a Liberal Arts context. This forward-thinking individual will join a vibrant and dynamic community of artists, scholars, students and staff in a department that is committed to excellence in practice, design as research, and encourages diversity of thought, aesthetic expression, and pedagogy as a matter of course.

Responsibilities include Scenic Design, scenic art and properties design of the department’s main stage season; supervision/mentoring of undergraduate student designers and artisans, MFA directors; and a hands-on approach to realizing the demands of an active production season. Qualifications: Applicants will have an MFA in Scenic Design, professional scenic design experience, and a minimum of 3-5 years of university teaching experience. Candidates with a working knowledge of computer aided design, digital media, projection design and emerging design technologies such as Civic Practice, and/or Green Theater are of particular interest.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Application Materials and Deadlines: Please send a cover letter, CV, design portfolio and three letters of recommendation to Kym Moore, Associate Professor/ Search Committee Chair via Interfolio. For fullest consideration, candidates will submit applications by January 15, 2017, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. The term of employment will begin July 1, 2017. Candidates should expect to begin their full-time residency at the university by that date. Apply via Interfolio here: http://apply.interfolio.com/39508