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The American University in Cairo Theatre Program, a division of the Department of the Arts, seeks a qualified Scenic/Lighting Designer, to begin August, 2017. The full-time faculty design position will be tenure-track at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Responsibilities of the job include teaching courses in technical theatre, scenic design, lighting design or other courses specific to the applicant's training, as well as teaching core curriculum introduction to theatre courses. There are also responsibilities in the production area, either designing shows or supervising student designers.
The ideal candidate will have completed an MFA in scenic and/or lighting design and have a minimum of 3 years experience in university teaching as well as a record of professional theatrical design. Additional experience in technical theatre, sound design, and/or costume design is a bonus.
Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2016.
All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:
(a) an updated CV; (b) a letter of interest; (c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with your professional background; (e) a statement of teaching philosophy; (f) copies of recent student evaluations; and (g) portfolio materials in digital format.