Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre. Lighting

Job #4972

Job Type Full Time
Location Houghton, Michigan
Field Lighting Design & Technology
Post Date May 23, 2023
Salary $50,000 - $53,000

The Visual and Performing Arts Department at Michigan Technological University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre beginning in August 2023. The position is focused on theatrical lighting--the successful candidate will teach lighting technology and lighting design courses in the B.S. Theatre and Entertainment Technology degree program. Duties include head electrician, lighting design, and oversight of student electrics crews for 4 theatre division productions each year.
•Teach courses in lighting technology and lighting design
•Provide lighting designs for theatre division productions
•Serve as a head electrician for theatre division productions
•Mentor student lighting technicians
•Participate in department service as assigned
•Participate in academic assessment and curriculum development
•Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work


MFA in theatrical lighting by August 2023

•Demonstrated experience in lighting design for a range of entertainment events
•Demonstrated experience in lighting technology and production
•Demonstrated experience in light programming