Assistant Professor Scenic Design

  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Coastal Carolina University, Chanticleer Drive East, Conway, SC, USA
  • Oct 18, 2019
Full time   Design (all areas) Theatre & Dance

Job Description

The Department of Theatre at Coastal Carolina University, accredited by NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre), invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor in Scenic Design. This is a 9-month, tenure track appointment to begin August 2020. The Department offers B.F.A. degrees (audition only) in Musical Theatre, Acting, Physical Theatre, and Design and Production, as well as a B.A. degree in Theatre. Located in Conway, South Carolina, just 9 miles from Myrtle Beach, this highly collaborative and rigorous department maintains a six production mainstage season, in addition to new works and staged readings in our Maymester series to connect students with working professionals. Department faculty maintain professional careers in their respective disciplines and assist students in seeking summer employment. Senior B.F.A. Students participate in a New York Showcase for industry professionals, Physical Theatre students spend a year abroad in Italy, and Coastal Carolina University offers many other study abroad opportunities for students and faculty.

We seek an ambitious, energetic, and quality driven teacher-scholar to join one of the nation’s top undergraduate Theatre programs, serving over 150 majors. This faculty member will teach a variety of scenic design and production related courses at all levels, supervise and mentor students in the scenic design and production areas as well as design departmental main stage productions. M.F.A. in Scenic Design or equivalent professional experience required. Preferred qualifications include expertise in more than one design area (Scenic, Costumes, Lights, Sound, Media) with preference given to the candidate who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, student learning, and inclusive pedagogy. Professional experience preferred. By November 30, 2019, interested candidates should submit electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu. Salary is nationally competitive.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

M.F.A. in Scenic Design or equivalent professional experience required. Preferred qualifications include expertise in more than one design area (Scenic, Costumes, Lights, Sound, Media) with preference given to the candidate who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, student learning, and inclusive pedagogy.

Application Details

Apply Here: http://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/8871

 

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Application Deadline

11/30/2019