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Assistant Professor (Designer: Lighting, Sound, Special Effects, Projections)
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Date Posted Nov. 9, 2022
Title Assistant Professor (Designer: Lighting, Sound, Special Effects, Projections)
University University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Honolulu, HI, United States
Department Theatre & Dance
Application Deadline Jan. 2, 2023
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Arts, Languages, and Letters at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, full-time assistant professorship (position number 85088), to begin Fall  2023, pending availability of funds.

The Department of Theatre and Dance is renowned for its emphasis on traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, Pacific and Asian performance. The Design Program also reflects this same approach, paired with individualized mentoring with professionally active faculty, hands-on training, varied design & teaching opportunities, and design prospects with local theatres.

Salary Information: approx. $72,500-$77,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience

For more information about our course offerings, programmatic structure, and production season, see here; and our Action Plan committed to IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity and access).

Degrees: BA, BFA, MA, MFA, PhD Focus Areas: Acting; Asian Theatre; Design; Directing; Hawaiian Theatre; Performance Studies; Playwriting; Theatre for Young Audiences; Theatre History & Criticism

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2023, until the position is filled. 


To Apply:


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Contact Information

  • Michelle A. Bisbee
    Theatre & Dance
    University of Hawai'i at Manoa
    1770 East-West Road
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • 8089562604


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