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Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre Costume Design; Tenure Track

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Theatre Department

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre Costume Design; Tenure Track
Job Location: Knoxville , TN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-25
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor in Theatre Costume Design; Tenure Track
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The University of Tennessee seeks a qualified individual to teach Costume Design and related courses in costume design and technology in BA and MFA programs. Annual production assignments in design required with Clarence Brown Theatre (LORT and University productions.).

Expectations include continuing creative research and/or professional activity as a costume designer, recruitment for both the MFA and BA programs, and service to the Department, College, and University. A hallmark of the design program at UTK is the concentration on diverse thinking and the study and exposure to international design. International travel will be an expectation of this position.

Start date: August 1, 2018.

Salary: competitive with full benefits

Job Requirements

Terminal Degree (MFA or PhD) or professional equivalency required. College-level teaching experience required. Professional activity and promise expected.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, a link to electronic design portfolio, and three letters of reference via Interfolio at Direct questions to Kenton Yeager, search committee chair, at

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2017. Search will remain open until position is filled. The University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

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.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Kenton Yeager as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Kenton Yeager
1115 Volunteer Blvd
206 McClung Tower
Knoxville , TN 37996
United States

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