Faculty Position (exempt)
Position TitleAssistant Professor in Theatre Design
Basic FunctionAvailable for the Academic Year: 2013-2014. (Start date: Fall 2013) Teaching Load: 12 credits of teaching load each semester. One four-credit course each semester in design. 8 credits of production design release or teaching other classes within the Theatre Arts major. Candidate will design and/or supervise scenery, lighting and sound design for 2-3 Mainstage productions each year, and advise/supervise design and production of student Black Box productions each semester.
Representative DutiesThe successful candidate will teach courses in scenic design, lighting design, and introduction to theatre design and production. The candidate will supervise the design and production program in cooperation with the faculty costume designer and with the assistance of the staff technical director. Must have strong training and expertise in broad and diverse areas of theatre production: scenery construction and painting, lighting production, rigging, and basic audio techniques, in order to supervise technical production. Will be responsible for production budget and expenditures. The candidate will oversee for maintenance, repair, updating and improvement of Theatre Arts tools, equipment, and facilities.
Education and ExperienceAn appropriate terminal degree (M.F.A. or earned doctorate) is the expected academic preparation for the position. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and extensive professional experience and accomplishments relative to the duties of the position may be considered. Experience in scenic design is required, along with expertise in at least one other area such as lighting design, sound design, or stage management. Must have competence in CAD and be able to teach fundamentals of Vectorworks to theatre students.
EnvironmentCLU is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. California Lutheran University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply. All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.
Application ProcedurePlease submit letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references by December 3, 2012 to Kenneth Gardner Chair Theatre Arts Dept. California Lutheran University 60 W. Olsen Road Mail Code 3900 Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (805) 493-3863 Fax: (805) 493-3013 firstname.lastname@example.org
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