Assistant Professor, Theatre Design

9 month, tenure track. Salary Competitive and commensurate. August 2019 start.
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Assistant Professor, Theatre Design-Scenic, Costume, and/or Lighting
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida


9 month, tenure track. Salary Competitive and 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 a second design are; Leadership and/or management experience. 


Information for Applicants:  Job Opening Number: 19325. Apply at by 1/21/2019  Extended to 3/1/2019. 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 a Level 1 criminal background check.