The Division of Performing Arts at the University of New Haven invites applications for a full- time tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty position in Theater Design. The appointment will be made based on credentials and experience.
This appointment will require teaching courses such as Scenography, Stage Lighting Design, Introduction to Theater, and other courses as needed and related to specialization. Other duties will include designing sets and/or lighting for three-to-four productions per academic year, along with contributing to the ongoing structural, curricular, and programmatic development of the Theater Arts Program.
The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with strong
organizational skills and a collaborative approach to problem solving. We seek someone who is
committed to mentoring students with diverse interests in theatrical and musical production.
M.F.A. in Design for Theater (Scenic and/or Lighting)
Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the degree by August 1, 2020
Demonstrated ability to teach scenic and/or lighting design courses at the college level
Experience of applying experiential learning to an innovative pedagogical practice
Demonstrated ability for developing artistic designs through collaboration with faculty and students, through drawing, rendering or use of contemporary digital media
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
Experience as a professional designer in theater, opera, TV/film, or live entertainment at a regional or national level
Demonstrated expertise in more than one of the following areas: scenic design, costume design, lighting design
Experience with student mentoring
Internal Number: 20-06F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.