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Assistant Professor, Theatre Design-Scenic, Costume, and/or Lighting
University of South Florida

Date Posted Jan. 2, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, Theatre Design-Scenic, Costume, and/or Lighting
University University of South Florida More About This Institution...
Tampa, FL, United States
Department School of Theatre & Dance More About This Department...
Application Deadline Mar. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 7, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

Assistant Professor of Theatre Design-Scenic Costume and/or Lighting. Permanent, full-time, 9-month tenure-earning position #3241 which contributes to the teaching and service missions of the University of South Florida. Anticipated start date is August 7, 2019.

Minimum: MFA in Theatre Design. Demonstrated University teaching experience in theatre design. Demonstrated ability to design scenery, costumes and/or lighting for mainstage productions in theatre, dance and/or musicals.

Preferred: The ideal candidate will have some or all of the following: National and/or international professional design credits in theatre and/or dance, Membership is USA (United Scenic Artists), Expertise in a second design area, Leadership and/or management experience.

Duties: Teaching form a wide variety of design courses dependent on area of expertise. Three assignments in design and or teaching per semester. Mentoring of BA design students. Leadership of the design area. Conduct research and/or creative work with national or international impact.

Interested and qualified candidates must search for Job Opening Number 19325and complete the University’s online application at . IMPORTANT! Please submit the following as one attachment; cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and 3 current (within one year) letters of recommendation. Digital portfolio materials and additional references may be requested at a later date.

Deadline: To ensure full consideration all materials must be received by January 21, 2019, extended to March 1, 2019!

  • The University of South Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. The search and selection process will be conducted in accordance with provisions of the Government in the Sunshine laws of the State of Florida. Meetings of the search committee are open to the public. All documents related to the search are available for public inspection. For additional information or disability accommodations please contact Danielle Boe at, 813/974-3867 or FAX: 813/974-2026 at least five working days in advance of need. This position is subject to a Level 1 background check.

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  • Danielle Boe, Search Facilitator
    School of Theatre and Dance
    University of South Florida
    4202 East Fowler Ave
    Fad 204
    Tampa, FL 33620
  • 813-974-3867
  • 813-974-2026


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