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Professor of Design
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2019
Title Professor of Design
University University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI, United States
Department Department of Theatre & Drama
Application Deadline Oct. 13, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 17, 2020
  • Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Department of Theatre and Drama seeks candidates for appointment as Professor of Design (Open Rank) to begin August 2020.

Specifically, we are seeking an innovative and seasoned theatrical designer with a record of outstanding professional accomplishments who can integrate traditional design with digital design for theatre and the wider field of entertainment design. Candidates with any traditional specialization (Lighting Design, Costume Design, Set Design, Projection/Media Design, Sound Design, Technical Design, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

The Department is committed to developing future generations of theatre artists and audiences. We are looking for an energetic and experienced professional interested in joining our diverse, dynamic, and collaborative team.

Theatre and Drama faculty are expected to initially develop and teach one large enrollment course to support our size-limited practical courses. The departments of Theatre, Art, and Dance are housed in UW-Madison’s highly acclaimed School of Education, which values interdisciplinary collaborations and supports the arts as we enrich our global community. The University of Wisconsin
- Madison is a leading research university located lakeside in Madison, Wisconsin in an area praised for its great natural beauty and quality of life.

The Department of Theatre and Drama and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering faculty diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender, sexuality, ability and nationality, religious and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate ability to foster an inclusive work environment and work with students from diverse backgrounds.

  • UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
    We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and student body; therefore we encourage applicants from women and men of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.

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