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Job ID: 121453

Assistant Professor
Central Connecticut State University

Date Posted Mar. 26, 2019
Title Assistant Professor
University Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT, United States
Department Theatre Department
Application Deadline Apr. 15, 2019
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

Central Connecticut State University’s Theatre Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Theatre Design, with experience in lighting and scenic design. The ideal candidate will teach courses in such areas as Lighting, Stage Craft, Scenic Painting, Scenic Design, Lighting Design and Rendering & Drawing. Normal load is 12 credits per semester, which is divided between designing 2 productions a semester and teaching 2 courses in areas of expertise. The ideal candidate will also supervise student designers and technicians in production assignments; advise students academically; contribute actively to student growth, service, scholarship; and serve on university and department committees. The ideal candidate will also be ready to prepare our students for professional careers and/or graduate-level study in Theatre.

Required Qualifications:

  • MFA in Theatre, Drama, or a related field (or equivalent terminal degree)
  • Experience in Lighting and Scenic Design
  • Equivalent of at least 2 years full-time teaching at the college level, or at least 5 years full-time professional experience in designing theatre or working in the related field.
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Membership in national professional organizations such as, USITT, IATSE, USA, URTA, ESTA.
    For full consideration, applications must be received by April 15, 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

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  • Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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