Assistant Professor of Lighting Design

Job #3275

Job Type Full Time
Location Kalamazoo, Michigan
Field Education
Post Date May 13, 2022
Salary $52,000-$56,000 commensurate with experience; generous benefits

Assistant Professor of Lighting Design: Western Michigan University Department of Theatre. One-year position with possible extension begins August 2022. Assignments will include lighting design for departmental productions, teaching classes in Lighting and Sound Design, Introduction to Design, and Computer Assisted Theatre Design, Portfolio Preparation, and mentorship of student lighting designers.

Western Michigan University fosters a student-centered, globally-engaged learning environment. WMU is easy driving distance from Chicago and Detroit and Kalamazoo is a thriving arts-infused community with a strong investment in education. The Department of Theatre has 16 full-time faculty and staff, 200 majors, and is accredited by NAST. It is a vibrant, undergraduate only, competitive-entry program that highly values collaboration. The Department of Theatre offers BFA degrees with emphases in Acting, Design and Technical Production, Arts Administration, Stage Management, and Music Theatre. The College of Fine Arts also includes the Schools of Art and Music and the Department of Dance.


Qualifications: MFA in Lighting Design and professional design credits. University teaching experience preferred.

The Department of Theatre values a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive learning environment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.