Design/Tech Instructor — Theatre Arts (Tenure-Track)
October 03, 2017
Earlham College invites applications for a Design/Tech Instructor, a tenure-track position. The position in the Department of Theatre Arts begins in July 1, 2018.
The Department seeks to hire a designer/instructor who is excited to teach, mentor and create theatre with bright, motivated students in a liberal arts setting. The faculty emphasizes collaboration, artistic excellence, theatre as service to community and student-centered learning.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Teaching responsibilities include two academic courses and applied theater construction labs with majors and non-majors who build the mainstage show each semester.
Production responsibilities include design of one production each semester, mentoring students in leadership production positions, and contributions to marketing efforts.
Experience & Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this tenure-track position is a skilled collaborator with an MFA and/or Ph.D., emphasizing two or more of the following areas: scenic design, lighting design, costume design, and/or stage management with at least three years of undergraduate teaching experience and a promising record of professional work.
Please send a letter of application addressing the responsibilities of the position and qualifications of the applicant; c.v.; digital portfolio; statement of teaching philosophy; a 300-500 word statement describing the applicant's ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goals to be a diverse and inclusive institution; three letters of recommendation; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional reference in a single PDF to:
Center for the Visual & Performing Arts
Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).