Assistant Professor of Sound Design

Job #1683

Job Type Full Time
Location East Lansing, Michigan
Field Sound Design & Technology
Post Date Mar 23, 2021
Salary minimum $55,000

The Department of Theatre at Michigan State University invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor in Sound Design. This is a one-year fixed term (with possible renewal), annual position (12-month) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing August 16, 2021 to August 15, 2022. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

MSU’s Department of Theatre is a vibrant organization offering a BA, BFA (acting, design, stage management), MFA (acting, design) and Minors in Dance and Musical Theatre. The production season reflects the University’s values of cultural diversity and inclusion, using theatre to explore the human effect upon the global environment.

Applications must be submitted electronically via MSU HR website ( Review of applications begin on April 15, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. For inquiries contact Karen Kangas-Preston at


MFA (or equivalent professional experience), working knowledge in the field of sound design and technology required. Teaching experience, union/ professional affiliations, ability to teach/mentor in a secondary area of production, and composition for sound design preferred. A commitment to the collaborative process and excellence in theatre education within a Liberal Arts setting are essential. See (position 695269) for full description.