Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre, Scenic and Lighting Designer

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre, Scenic and Lighting Designer

Susquehanna University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre in Scenic and Lighting Design. The successful candidate will teach courses in scenic/lighting production, scenic design, lighting design, computer applications for Theatre, and other departmental or appropriate general courses. Co-curricular responsibilities include creation of scenic and lighting designs for the department's five-show main stage season or supervision of student scenic and lighting designers, execution and implementation of scenic painting and lighting plots, and basic maintenance of lighting and sound systems. The successful candidate will be competent in computer-aided drafting and design software, scenic painting, and stage electrician skills. The MFA in Theatre with a concentration in scenic and/or lighting design is required; three years of undergraduate teaching is preferred.

The Theatre Department offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts program with emphases in Performance, Production & Design, and Theatre Studies. The department is committed to cultivating the scholar-artist by balancing skills development with intellectual engagement. Applicants must submit a letter of intent, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on how you will contribute to the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion (including applicant's knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring), and a digital portfolio via web link at https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/926 Any inquiries should be sent to Erik Viker, department head, at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on October 3, 2016.

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.


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Posted: 8/30/2016
Application Due: 10/31/2016
Work Type: Full Time
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