Meredith College seeks Assistant Professor in Theatre Design and Technology

The Department of Dance and Theatre seeks a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor in Theatre Design and Technology to begin August 1, 2024.

The position requires substantial experience with Scenic Design and Build, Lighting Design, and/or Technical Direction. The ideal candidate will have the ability to:
● design and build scenery for three-four productions per year
● teach foundational technical theatre courses
● manage and train the backstage technical crews for our mainstage season and
● serve as co-production manager with the Program Coordinator
● serve as Technical Director for the program

The Meredith College Theatre program currently offers a B.A. in Theatre that offers a holistic, generalist approach to higher education in Theatre Arts, with a commitment to developing and cultivating well-rounded professionals with a global understanding of the Theatre and the merits of a liberal arts education. We produce a diverse season of three to four shows a year, including one musical annually as well as an original Devised work. The ideal candidate will teach across the curriculum with diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at the heart of their pedagogy, as well as mentor student designers and student workers and collaborate with professional guest artists and designers.

Faculty expectations include teaching two 3-credit hour courses, four 1-hour courses, and designing/building 3-4 shows across the academic year, service to the college, student advising or mentoring, and professional activity.

Candidates must possess a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatrical Design or a related field and at least two years of experience teaching at the college level; they must also have demonstrated professional experience with ongoing professional contacts. To apply, complete the online application. Please submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and professional goals, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Review of applications will begin in mid-November and continue until the position is filled. Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Professional Goals, Transcripts, List of Three References.

Required Documents:
– Cover Letter 
– Resume/CV
– Teaching Philosophy
– Professional Goals
– Transcripts

Salary: $51,000

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