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Adjunct Faculty, Scenic and Costume Design

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, NY

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.

Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Scenic and Costume Design

Position Number:

999972

School/Division:

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-Humanties

Full-Time or Part-Time:

Part-Time

Description:

The Department of Drama and Dance at Hofstra University seeks applications from innovative and collaborative artists to join our pool of adjunct faculty starting February 2025.Adjunct Scenic/Costume Design faculty member responsible for teaching introductory and intermediate courses in theater design for mixed BA and BFA classes and mentor student designers in production. Ability to teach basic VectorWorks a plus. Attendance at some design meetings, production meetings, and dress rehearsals, in order to mentor students, is expected.Adjunct faculty collaborate with full-time theatre and dance faculty and technical staff in all facets of department functioning.

Qualifications:

  • MFA in Theatre, or other terminal degree in Production/Design Area
  • Professional theatrical design experience.
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Minimum two years teaching at the University level preferred.

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Digital portfolio or link to online portfolio or website documenting design work.
  • Contact information for 3 references
Consideration for applications is ongoing. Inquiries should be directed to David.m.henderson@hofstra.edu

Deadline:

Open until filled

Tenure Track:

No

Date Posted:

02/06/2024

EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Salary/Salary Range:

$1,387-$1,750 per credit

Organization

Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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