Assistant Professor of Design (Theatre and Dance) - Tenure Track

The College of Wooster Department of Theatre and Dance is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Design. Responsibilities include teaching Scenic Design, Lighting Design, and the introductory level Theatre Design Foundations course, and designing for faculty-directed theatre and dance productions each semester. Successful candidates may also teach: Scenic Painting, Sound Design, Design Technology, Multi-Media Design, Stagecraft, and/or Props Design. Additional expectations: to work closely with the Technical Director and shop staff and to mentor student designers in the College’s required Independent Study Program. MFA in Design or Ph.D. with significant professional practice plus experience designing both theatre and dance required. Undergraduate teaching experience preferred. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (20% domestic students of color and 11% international students). All applicants must demonstrate a promise of excellence in working with students from diverse backgrounds. Application deadline is November 17, 2017.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, teaching statement, online portfolio with research statement, three reference letters, and a diversity statement (which details how the applicant has engaged or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus). All materials must be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants.  Address all questions to Dr. Jimmy A. Noriega, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Theatre and Dance.

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Posted 13 September, 2017

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