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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art/ Theatre Tech
Lyon College

  • Oct. 10, 2017
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Art/ Theatre Tech
  • Fine Arts
  • Lyon College
    Batesville, AR
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • August 2018
  • Visiting Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education
    Art - Painting/Drawing
    Art - General
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art/ Theatre Tech

Lyon College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art/Theatre Tech beginning in August 2018, with a possibility of converting the position to tenure-track after two years. An MFA in Studio Art, Theatre Tech, or closely related discipline is required for this position that will serve both the Art and Theatre programs. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Visual Art, Theatre Tech, and the ability to teach in one or more Studio Art areas based on expertise such as Drawing, 2D Design, or 3D Studio, with a preference to candidates with an emphasis in 3D. Additional responsibilities will include scenic design for the college Theatre productions and maintaining a woodshop that serves theatre and art students. Prior teaching experience, scenic or set construction, and/ or commitment to active artistic exhibition is required. Appreciation of and dedication to the ideals of a small liberal arts college is essential. Applicants must have strong professional experience evident in an active exhibition record and/ or current practices in set design. The art studios include dedicated spaces for painting/ drawing, photography, printmaking, 3D, and digital. Additionally, facilities provide individual studios for twenty art majors. The Holloway Theatre is a state-of-the-art facility for collegiate theatre productions and the study of the theatre arts. It contains a black box theatre, which can seat up to 150 and ample support facilities, including a rehearsal room, a green room, set and costume workshops, and storage. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For full consideration applications must be received by December 1. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a PDF with 10 images of personal artwork/ set design and 10-20 images of student work (one 72 dpi image per page with image information) and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for least three references to Mr. Donald R. Taylor, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to with "Visiting Professor of Art/Theatre Tech" in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please note e-mails and all attachments must be smaller than 25MB. Links to websites may also be sent for additional consideration. Lyon College is a private, selective liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 28 states and 15 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 25. To learn more about Lyon College go to

Lyon College is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Donald Taylor
    Human Resources
    Lyon College
    2300 Highland Road
    Batesville, AR 72501
  • 8703077278


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