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Assistant Professor of Theatre Design and Technical Direction
University of Tennessee, Martin

Date Posted Oct. 9, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Theatre Design and Technical Direction
University University of Tennessee, Martin
Martin, TN, United States
Department Visual and Theatre Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

University of Tennessee at Martin. Assistant Professor of Theatre Design and Technical Direction. Tenure-track. Starting August 1, 2020.

M.F.A in Technical Theatre with a Scene Design or Technical Direction emphasis required. We seek a faculty member with broad teaching, design, and technical experience to collaborate on 2-3 play productions during the school year while also teaching a half-time load in support of the BFA: Fine and Performing Arts /Theatre Emphasis Degree. The position is responsible for designing sets and overseeing their construction, along with maintenance, shared management, and development of our theatre facilities and events. Two years of college teaching experience is preferred. Position responsibilities also include participation in the development of curriculum and advising students in academic and career planning. Departmental service is also expected. Must be capable of teaching a variety of theatre technology courses and have the willingness and ability to teach theatre appreciation lecture courses. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants need to complete the online employment application ( and attach a letter of application stating qualifications for the position as described, statement of teaching philosophy, a complete resume of educational and professional experience (must include at least three references), and an unofficial transcript. For additional information please contact: Dr. Carol Eckert, Chair, Department of Visual and Theatre Arts Formal review of applications will begin Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

  • The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 303 Administration Building, Martin, TN 38238, (731) 881-3505 Office, (731) 881-4889 TTY, Hearing Impaired, (731) 881-3507 Fax,

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  • Dr. Carol Eckert
    Visual and Theatre Arts
    University of Tennessee, Martin
    201 Fine Arts Building
    16 Mt. Pelia Road
    Martin, TN 38238
  • 731-881-7400


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