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Assistant Professor in Scenic Design
University of Minnesota

Date Posted Sep. 7, 2023
Title Assistant Professor in Scenic Design
University University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Department Theatre Arts and Dance
Application Deadline Oct. 30, 2023
Position Start Date Aug. 26, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in scenic design beginning fall semester 2024 (08/26/2024).

The department seeks an accomplished practicing theatre artist exploring design methods and research at the leading edge of the performing arts, and developing and/or sustaining a national or global profile as a performing arts scenic designer. This position includes both academic and production responsibilities in a department offering B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A. degrees in a liberal arts setting.

Appointment will be 100%-time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May), beginning academic year 2024/25 (08/26/2024 to 05/25/2025). This is a probationary (tenure-track) faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor, consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Applicants must apply online at:

  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

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Contact Information

  • Millie Reid Rivera
    Theatre Arts and Dance
    University of Minnesota
    540 Rarig Center
    330-21st Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • 612-624-1581


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