Essential Functions: Teach up to four courses per term or provide equivalent service in sound, media and other digital technologies and other courses as needed. Mentor student sound and media designers, engineers, and operators. Support the sound, media and digital technology needs of the department productions and venues. Supervise student production crews and work study students. The new faculty member will contribute largely to the development of the sound and media practices of a new performing arts center. Simultaneously, their practice will influence the shape of an evolving curriculum that is committed to exposing students to best practices surrounding the contemporary technologies of the entertainment industry.
Qualifications: Terminal degree (M.F.A.) in theatre with an emphasis in digital media or surrounding disciplines or equivalent professional experience. Candidates are expected to have professional experience in theatrical sound and/or media and demonstrated professional and artistic accomplishment and expertise with current entertainment technology.
Internal Number: 76_207644
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