Associate or Full Professor of Theater in the area of Scenic Design

Job #1040

Job Type Full Time
Location Los Angeles, California
Field Scene Design and Technology
Post Date Jul 17, 2020

UCLA seeks applicants for a full time, tenured position for an Associate or Full Professor of Theater in the area of Scenic Design beginning July 1, 2021.

For details of responsibilities and qualifications as well as the online application, please see our web posting at

A cover letter, statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion and digital portfolio are required. Please address your materials to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Professor Sylvan Oswald. Applications should be received by November 13th, 2020.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.


Minimum of 8 years professional experience designing at national and/or international venues. MFA in Theatrical Design, additional experience in film and television, art direction, and production design desirable but not required. The ideal candidate will have experience that demonstrates:
• A cooperative approach to theater education and ongoing collaborative relationships in the field.
• A welcoming approach to students with a broad range of knowledge and skills in theater performance, production, and scholarship.
• Ability to teach traditional and current design practices at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Additional research and teaching interests such as projection, AR/VR immersive technology, immersive theater, or installation.
• Ability to work with a wide range of culturally diverse students.