The University of Missouri, Columbia is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor, one-year, Non-Renewable, to teach scenic and lighting courses and design productions for the Department of Theatre. Duties include, but are not limited to: Designing productions, including collaborating and providing leadership to the design and production team; teach scenic and lighting design/tech. courses; teach foundational and advanced design/tech. skills to Theatre and Non-Theatre students. This 9-month position begins September 1, 2019. Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Applicants must have an MFA or a PhD in Theatre, have experience teaching scenic and lighting courses, and design productions.
Experience with sound, digital projection and stage management is desirable.
Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, evidence of teaching scenic and lighting design/tech. theatre courses, evidence of designing and collaborating on theatre productions, a teaching theatre philosophy statement, a statement about service and outreach, and reference name and contact information of at least three professionals to speak directly about the candidate's artistic work and university teaching experience. Applicants also must provide evidence of skills in actively recruiting and supporting a diverse and inclusive collaborative creative environment reflecting the University's diverse student population.
Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee Heather Carver (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (email@example.com) for any questions about the application process.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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