The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer in Theatre, with a specialization in Technical Direction. This position begins September 1, 2020.
Responsibilities include: mentoring students in technical theatre; teaching courses in technical theatre; technical direction; creating and working within scenic production budgets; collaboration with full-time ATD and student scene shop employees; maintenance of theatre facilities; advising.
M.F.A. in Technical Theatre or significant experience (minimum of four years) as a technical director or assistant technical director in both professional and academic theatre settings. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is required. Comprehensive knowledge of scenic materials and construction techniques, including welding and rigging; CAD and Vectorworks proficiency; experience in safe, effective supervision of student staff; excellent communication skills; collaborative approach. Candidates must demonstrate a track record of mentorship in a university or professional setting.
Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and non-returnable supporting materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/65793. Two letters of reference must be uploaded to Interfolio by recommenders. Application review begins January 10, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Questions: Contact Department Administrator, Rita Dioguardi (Rita.Dioguardi@tufts.edu).