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A&S_Theatre Arts_Assistant Professor of Practice_Scenic Design
University of Miami

Date Posted Jun. 1, 2018
Title A&S_Theatre Arts_Assistant Professor of Practice_Scenic Design
University University of Miami
Department Department of Theatre Arts
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2018
  • Coral Gables, FL
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U. we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Department of Theatre Arts is seeking applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position, starting August 15, 2018. The initial appointment will be for academic year 2018-19 with the possibility of renewal based on the department needs and available funding. We seek candidates with expertise as a scenic designer who hold an M.F.A in Scenic Design with a potential emphasis in Lighting Design and/or Sound Design by time of appointment. Significant professional resume and University teaching experience preferred. The position includes teaching assignments, scenic design, design and/or design mentorship for all departmental productions. Academic advising and committee service are expected with this appointment. This position also serves as the Scenic Charge/Scenic Artist for the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, producing four plays and musicals each season.

Please apply to this position through the University’s Faculty Careers Website: . For your application, please submit full dossier including a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Contact Paul McCarthy at with any questions.

  • The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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Contact Information

  • Paul McCarthy
    Department of Thatre Arts
    University of Miami
    1231 Theo Dickinson Dr #200
    Coral Gables, FL 33146
  • 305 284 4474


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