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.
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
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.