Chairperson and Associate Professor of Theatre Design

Job #2668

Job Type Full Time
Location Oswego, New York
Field Education
Post Date Jan 11, 2022
Salary $65,000-$75,000

The Department of Theatre at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Chairperson and Associate Professor of Theatre Design.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Description of Responsibilities: The Chairperson and Associate Professor of Theatre Design duties include chairing the department, teaching core and elective courses, creative and/or scholarly activity, student advisement, assessment, and active participation in departmental and college committees. Will also be responsible for designing departmental productions, and mentoring student designers.

Required Qualifications:
• Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in theatre design or a related area
• Teaching experience commensurate with the associate professor rank
• Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership and/or administrative roles within a university or college setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Three or more years of professional experience and membership in professional theatrical organizations such as IATSE, USA, USITT, etc.
• A secondary area of design expertise
• Expertise in theatre design digital programs and platforms
• Experience using a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives that address matters of diversity and inclusion

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If you have questions about the position, please contact:
Toby Malone, Search Chair at

Description of Department: The Theatre Department is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre and offers a major leading to a BA in Theatre. It is one of five departments in the School of Communication, Media and the Arts. The program provides students with the knowledge and skills to prepare for a career in theatre and its related fields through a combination of academic and production experiences. The Department offers students training in the foundations of the history, theory and craft of theatre and promotes interdisciplinary and innovative connections while holding itself to high artistic standards of production in the context of a Liberal Arts education.