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Instructor/Assistant Professor in Costume Design (One-year term) beginning Fall 2022
Radford University

Date Posted May 5, 2022
Title Instructor/Assistant Professor in Costume Design (One-year term) beginning Fall 2022
University Radford University
Radford, VA, United States
Department Department of Theatre and Cinema
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 10, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education
    Design - Fashion & Textile Design

Qualifications: The successful candidate is a congenial collaborator and a mentor with strong oral and written communication skills. Requirements: terminal degree in costume design, experience in: undergraduate teaching, costume construction including period construction, makeup, wig/hair and wardrobe. Preference given to candidates with additional expertise in other areas of design; experience designing for dance; knowledge of online course delivery. 

Description: This is a one-year appointment with a Tenure Track search to follow beginning in Fall 2022. Duties could include but not limited to: teaching design/ technical theatre classes, Theatre Appreciation, makeup, advanced makeup, basic sewing for stagecraft class, supervise shop manager and work studies, and design costumes.

Rank: Commensurate with qualifications.

Application:  Submit electronically:

A cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and names and phone numbers of three references.  Provide digital portfolio or a link to portfolio website.  Review of applications begins May 24 continuing until position is filled. Go to for information regarding the search process.

Information:   The Department of Theatre and Cinema is committed to providing strong academic and production programs in a liberal arts setting.  The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre, and a minor in Theatre or Cinematic Arts. Radford University is co-educational, state-supported liberal arts university in the City of Radford.  Radford is a city of 15,000 in the scenic highlands of Southwest Virginia, approximately 40 miles southwest of Roanoke.

  • Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify. Administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland security, USCIS Verification Division and the Social Security Administration, E-Verify allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

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Contact Information

  • Jimmy Ward
    Department of Theatre and Cinema
    Radford University
    501 Stockton St, Box 6969
    Radford, VA 24142
  • 540-831-5314


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