Job Title: Theatre Design and Technology Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Westminster, MD United States
Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Education, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Theatre Design and Technology Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
McDaniel College Theatre Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor, Tenure Track of Theatre Design and Technology to begin in Fall 2020. The ideal candidate will be a proven teaching artist able to expand the department’s artistic and teaching profile.
Responsibilities: serve as Scenic and/or Lighting Designer for 4 theater productions for the academic year; supervise and advise student designers in all areas of design; coordinate student crews to serve as technicians; work with the Technical Director to maintain production shops and equipment, as well as set construction; teach a 2-2 load in Theatre Appreciation, Stagecraft, and design courses, and serve on committees as requested (2-2 load includes 2-credit student-crew lab sections off load). The lecturer will work closely with undergraduate students in a hands-on production environment. Other program duties may be assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements We are especially interested in candidates who are dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment, and who will thrive in a small, ambitious collegiate setting. A terminal degree in theatre is required (MFA preferred), and Professional design experience is expected. McDaniel College offers a generous benefits package.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, design portfolio and contact information for
three references via the College website.
Search to begin immediately and open until the position is filled.
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for more information.