The Department of Performance Design and Technology in the
Division of Performing Arts at Alfred University is seeking
applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in
Performance Design. Appointment begins in August, 2019.
The Department of Performance Design and Technology is actively
creating a major program and this position will be responsible for
collaboratively developing this innovative program with other
faculty members in the arts.
The teaching responsibilities of 12 credits per semester include
Principles in Design, advanced courses in areas of design and stage
management, and designing for divisional productions, which include
theater and dance productions. The successful candidate will also
engage in divisional, university-wide and community service, in
advising students, and in other administrative duties expected from
The Division of Performing Arts includes four
departments which include a Theater major, and minors in Theater,
Music, Dance and Performance Design & Technology. The Miller
Performing Arts Center has both a black box theater, and a
The Division of Performing Arts, with six regular full-time, two
visiting full-time, three part-time, and five adjunct faculty, is
part of Alfred University, an accredited member of the Middle
States Association of Colleges and Schools. The educational
programs in Performing Arts are open to and serve the entire campus
community of 1,900 students.
An MFA (preferred) or MA in an area of design for theater or
their equivalent is required, with a dedicated commitment to
excellence in teaching with record of active performance
Candidates should have excellent collaboration and teaching
skills and have expertise in at least two areas of design -
lighting, scenic, and/or costumes.
Candidates should demonstrate strong scholarship and/or artistic
practice and have demonstrable excellent skills in teaching
undergraduates from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
A minimum of three years of previous college-level teaching
experience is preferred.
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact
information of three references, and link(s) to your digital
portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org referencing
"Performing Arts-Design" in the subject line. Review of application
materials will begin November 29, 2018 and continue until the
position has been filled.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal
employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any
employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color,
sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical
or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin,
marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status,
domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status,
political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by
applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are
encouraged to apply.