UNC-Wilmington seeks Assistant Professors, Department of Theatre

The Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions (retirement replacements) in our Design and Technology track starting August 2024. One Lighting Design and one Scenic Design.

The successful candidates will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in their areas of specialization(s) as well as some of the department’s core courses, be responsible for designing or overseeing students in creating designs for our four mainstage shows as well as our two Student Lab Series produced each year and overseeing the team of professional staff, work study and departmental work assist students, lab students and volunteers. These positions are high contact hour positions with the expectation of hands-on mentorship in production. They will join our existing tenured faculty (Costume Design and Technical Direction/Production Management) within the Design and Technology track.

Strong preference will be given to candidates with a secondary specialty in any allied area of design or technology. Some examples of this might include Sound Design & Technology, Multimedia Design & Technology, Costume Design & Technology, Stage Management, Technical Direction, Production Management, Theatre Management, or Departmental Administration.

A terminal degree in Theatre Design and/or Technology is required. Applicants should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and scholarly productivity as well as university service. All of which are requirements for promotion and tenure.

The current salary range is low $60,000s and includes a strong benefit package.

Closing Date: January 3, 2024

To apply for the Lighting Desing position, please use the following link to the UNCW job posting page: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/30401

Lighting Design search Chair: Max Lydy at lydym@uncw.edu

To apply for the Scenic Design position, please use the following link to the UNCW job posting page: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/30404

Scenic Design search Chair Mark D. Sorensen at sorensenm@uncw.edu

For further information about our department please follow this link to our website (currently under revision) or contact: https://uncw.edu/academics/colleges/chssa/departments/theatre/