Scenic Design Teaching Assistant Professor

Job #376

Job Type Full Time
Location Greenville, North Carolina
Post Date 29 October 2019

Vacancy #: 935009
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Organizational Unit Overview
The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a diverse faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.
Job Duties
Teaching Assistant Professor – Scenic Designer
This is a fixed-term position for our well-established, rigorous BFA-Theatre Arts programs. Responsibilities include: scene design for ECU/Loessin Playhouse main-stage season that consists of six productions per academic year; mentoring student scenic designers; supervising and mentoring of student crews in scenic painting and/or properties; teaching related courses from a menu including Scene Design, Advanced Scene Design and Scene Painting.
ECU's School of Theatre and Dance is a NAST accredited facility.
Contingent upon availability of funds.


Minimum Education/Experience
MFA or equivalent professional experience in Scenic Design, Scenography, or Production Design. All degrees must be conferred by an appropriately accredited institution or certified as equivalent to required accredited education.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Professional experience in Scene Design; proficiency in AutoCAD or Vectorworks, proficiency in Photoshop/Adobe CC; Professional experience in paint and/or props.
Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants must complete a candidate profile online via In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.
• Resume/Curriculum Vitae–Include List of References with Contact Information
• Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Two original letters of recommendation are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of recommendation submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Original, official transcripts will also be required.
Additional Instructions to Applicants
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #935009 to ECU Human Resources at
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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