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DEADLINE EXTENDED !!! -Assistant Professor, Theatre Design-Scenic, Costume, or Lighting

Assistant Professor, Theatre Design-Scenic, Costume, or Lighting 9 month, tenure track. Salary Competitive & commensurate. August 2019 start.

DUTIES: Teaching from a wide variety of design courses dependent on area of expertise. Three assignments in design and/or teaching per semester. Mentoring of BA design students. Leadership of the design area. Conduct research and/or creative work with nation or international impact.

Minimum Qualifications: MFA in Theatre Design. Demonstrated University teaching experience in theatre design. Demonstrated ability to design scenery, costumes and/or lighting for mainstage productions in theatre, dance and/or musicals.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have some or all of the following: National and/or international professional design credits in theatre and/or dance; Membership in USA (United Scenic Artists); Expertise in second design area; Leadership and/or management experience.

Information for Applicants: Job Opening #19325. Apply at https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/by EXTENDED TO 3/1/19. Apply online by completing the required information and submitting the following as one attachment; cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 current (within 1 year) letters of recommendation. Digital portfolio materials and additional references may be requested at a later date. Only online applications are accepted for this position. This position is subject to Level 1 criminal background check.

Scenic Charge Artist/Paint Shop Supervisor/Instructor

Scenic Charge Artist and Paint Shop Supervisor and Instructor

Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a Scenic Artist/Paint Shop Supervisor specializing in Scenic Painting, beginning Fall 2019. Because the university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism, the College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty and staff members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division.

• Eleven-month renewable non-tenure track appointment. Generous benefits: tuition for self and dependents, comprehensive insurance package, excellent retirement plan, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, wellness programs and facilities, and employee assistance program. Details: https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/.

Minimum Qualifications

• MFA or equivalent professional experience in Scenic Painting.

• Teaching ability of multiple painting applications, and introduction to design.

• Working knowledge of all areas in the scenic design and technology programs.

Preferred Qualifications

• University teaching experience.

• Experience teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.

• Connections to professional markets. Responsibilities Scenic painting and teaching (color matching, wood graining, faux finishing, marble brick and stone, painting on fabric and scrim, sign painting, portraiture and trompe-l’oeil, etc.); train and mentor student painting teams; enforce shop standards; teach introductory scenic design classes; daily paint shop supervision and maintenance.

Application Access: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/30256

Assistant Professor Adjunct in Technical Design and Production/Costume Shop Manager

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor Adjunct in Technical Design and Production and Costume Shop Manager. This position is an exciting professional opportunity to work with one of the premier graduate training institutions in the country and shape future leaders and designers of the industry.

This position will be responsible for the supervision of the costume shop, the costume shop staff, and the execution of costumes for YSD/YRT productions; position will also serve as the adviser/supervisor for graduate students and guest costume designers. Additionally, this position will be responsible for teaching up to two graduate-level courses in costume production per semester, as agreed upon with the Chair of Technical Design and Production. Applicants should show leadership in the field, significant professional work in the theater at an advanced level, teaching experience, and demonstrated experience showing a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion. Position requires advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving skills, as well as a strongly demonstrated commitment to safety in the entertainment industry. The appointment will be as an Assistant Professor Adjunct for an initial term of up to two (2) years, beginning July 1, 2019, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/57766. Review of applications will begin December 16, 2018.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Yale strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Theatre Design and Technology Full-Time Lecturer

McDaniel College Theatre Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Lecturer of Theatre Design and Technology to begin in Fall 2019. The ideal candidate will be a proven teaching artist able to expand the department’s artistic and teaching profile.

Responsibilities: serve as Scenic and/or Lighting Designer for 4 theater productions for the academic year; supervise and advise student designers in all areas of design; coordinate student crews to serve as technicians; work with the Technical Director to maintain production shops and equipment, as well as set construction; teach a 2-2 load in Theatre Appreciation, Stagecraft, and design courses, and serve on committees as requested (2-2 load includes 2-credit student-crew lab sections off load). The lecturer will work closely with undergraduate students in a hands on production environment. Other program duties may be assigned. We are especially interested in candidates who are dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment, and who will thrive in a small, ambitious collegiate setting. A terminal degree in theatre is required (MFA preferred), and Professional design experience is expected. McDaniel College offers a generous benefits package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, design portfolio and three references via https://employment.mcdaniel.edu/. Letters of recommendation may be emailed directly to Provost@McDaniel.edu. Search to begin immediately and open until the position is filled.

McDaniel College is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

The Lawrence University Department of Theatre Arts (est. 1930) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Theatrical Design to begin September 2019. Candidates must have mastery in a design area; experience/working knowledge of scenic, lighting, sound and costumes; a terminal degree; and professional experience. We seek an excellent teacher and active artist committed to providing talented undergraduates with a transformative education. We expect our new colleague to engage in areas across the Lawrence community through service, curricular affinities, or collaborative projects in the fine arts and humanities. Lawrence University is a highly selective liberal arts college with 1500 students located in Appleton, Wisconsin.

We encourage applications who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body. Candidates are encouraged to read more about Lawrence at https://lawrencecareers.silkroad.com/lawrenceuniversity/About_Us.html and to address in their letters of application the ways in which they could contribute to Lawrence’s institutional mission and goals.

For a full position description and application instruction please visit: https://lawrence-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=504. We will begin the review process on December 17, 2018. For further information or questions please contact Department Chair @ timothy.x.troy@lawrence.edu.

Fine Arts Technical Coordinator

Highland Community College located in northwest Illinois, is seeking a full-time Fine Arts Technical Coordinator. This position is responsible for designing, constructing, and taking down sets for theatrical productions, musical performances and other events. The position designs lighting and sound for productions and other events. Will also teach up to 6 contact hours each semester. Ability to effectively teach scene design and building, lighting, and/or sound is required.

Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre Design or Scenic Technology or a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Light or Sound Design with experience in Scenic Design is required. Two years of previous experience designing and building sets and lights preferred (experience earned during graduate school meets this requirement). Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. This position requires night and weekend availability.

To learn more about this position, and/or apply for this position, please visit our website at www.highland.edu/employment. Human Resources can be reached at 815-599-3426.

Highland Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, and encourages applications from Veterans, minorities, people with disabilities and other diverse groups.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LIGHTING AND SOUND DESIGN, THEATRE & DANCE

The Department of Theatre & Dance, Western Kentucky University, seeks applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor of Lighting and Sound Design, starting August 2018. NAST and NASD accredited, we offer a BA in Theatre, a BA in Dance and a BFA in Performing Arts with concentrations in Theatre Design and Technology, Musical Theatre, and Acting. The department supports a very active production program, and has over have 200 majors.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Teaching Stage Electrics, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Production Labs, and other courses in the theatre design and technology curriculum, as needed.

• ·Designing lights and/or sound for department productions, and mentoring student designers and technicians.

• Supervising student workers in the areas of lighting and sound.

• Supervising the purchase and maintenance of department lighting and sound equipment.

• Supervising the scheduling of department performance venues, assisting in the development and monitoring of department production budgets, and coordinating student involvement in production activities.

M.F.A. or Ph.D. in the field of theatre lighting and/or sound design and a minimum of two years professional design experience. For more information or to apply: http://wku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=92249

Design and Technical Director

DePauw University seeks a full-time Design and Technical Director, who oversees all scenery, lighting, sound, video, and other technical needs for all performing arts events. Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience required; degree in technical theatre preferred. Experience with AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks, and Pyrotechnics, is desirable.

Some duties will include the following:

• Hiring, training, evaluating, and supervising work-study crew for technical requirements of concerts and productions, as well as the overall support of all performing arts events.

• Competency to design scenery, lighting, sound, and video projections for performing arts events is desired, but may have a concentrated interest in one area.

• Oversee the construction of theatre sets.

• Review technical riders for guest artists as needed by the Director of Productions.

• Assist with the needs of guest artist events.

• Assist in developing a technical plan for space upgrades.

Submit application materials through DePauw Human Resources site: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1154451&d=ExternalCareerSite. Include: cover letter; resume; three letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Questions may be directed to search committee chair Tim Good at tgood@depauw.edu.

Assistant Professor, Open Field AND Assistant Professor, Directing Advertisement Body:

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) at Stanford University seeks outstanding candidates for two positions:

• Open field, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a productive research agenda, teach courses in the TAPS Department, and advise students. Although this is an open search, candidates with expertise in theater/performance design will receive special consideration.

• Director and/or Performance Maker, tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: directing drama and musical theatre, performance making, and devised theatre. M.F.A., Ph.D. or comparable experience required. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to direct student productions.

Applications must be received by November 6, 2017 to receive full consideration, although the search will remain open until the positions are filled. For the open field position, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a short writing sample (no longer than 2500 words) and for those applying in design, a maximum of five images to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9824 For the position in directing, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a directing portfolio that includes up to five images and brief vision statement explaining method and aims to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9825

The expected starting date for both appointments is September 1, 2018. Professor Peggy Phelan is the Chair of the Search Committee. Inquiries may be sent to Patrice O’Dwyer [podwyer@stanford.edu] who will administer the search. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.