Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (School of Theatre)

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Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (School of Theatre)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46372
Department School of TheatreEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The School of Theatre at Florida State seeks a full time nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Costume Technology within the MFA in Costume Design program.

The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, which may include costume construction, patterning and draping, and costume crafts. Other responsibilities include: overseeing the patterning of costumes by students built for productions and occasional patterning of costumes.

The successful candidate will be someone who can communicate effectively with costume graduate and undergraduate students and collaborate successfully with designers, faculty, and staff. This position begins in August 2020.Qualifications MFA degree in costume technology or in costume design with extensive emphasis in technology, at least three years experience teaching at college or university level, and professional theatre experience. The ability to mentor MFA costume design students regarding professional level training in costuming is essential.

The applicant must possess advanced expertise in patterning and draping techniques, solid knowledge of historical period shaping and fitting, experience with a wide variety of materials, and a proven record of professional costume construction methods. Experience in millinery construction, fabric modification, and costume crafts is preferred. Some knowledge of wig styling and maintenance is an added bonus.Contact Info Please email the School of Theatre at [email protected] with any questions.Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply The application should include a letter of intent, current CV, and three confidential recommendation letters sent separately. Additional information and/or materials may be required at a later date. Completed applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2019. Please see below on how to submit recommendation letters.

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.Request Letters of Reference This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

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You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 9/24/2019
Application Due: 4/29/2020
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