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Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre - Production & Design

Oakland University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 3, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Job TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of Theatre - Production & DesignRequisition No.0000665Job Description SummaryThe Department of Theatre within The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Oakland University seeks a vibrant artist/educator for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Production and Design. The successful candidate must be dedicated to teaching students in a rigorous BFA setting and to positive collaboration with fellow artists/faculty within an integrated department and school. Courses for instruction may include: Sound Design, Designers Portfolio, Advanced Design Projects, and potential Special Topics within the candidate’s area of expertise. Responsibilities will also include designing for at least two production in our mainstage season, advising undergraduate designers and technicians on mainstage productions (2 musicals and 2 plays) and our touring children’s show, as well as a variety of 2nd stage productions, particularly sound reinforcement for musicals in our intimate black box theatre. All faculty are expected to participate in committee work and to help foster the transition of graduating students to the professional world. University teaching experience or the ability to demonstrate potential teaching effectiveness is highly desired. Finally, candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.Minimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will have the following qualifications: MFA in Theatre design or production or comparable degree, plus professional experience; or a master’s degree or BFA with extensive professional experience. Demonstrated mature artistry in Sound Design and other design areas is preferred.Special Instructions to ApplicantsFull application instructions and position qualifications can be found at: Letters from three references will be solicited electronically during the online application process. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Review of applications will begin on June 1 and continue until the position is filled . Questions may be directed to Kerro Knox 3, Chair of Search Committee: & Department/Program SummaryThe Department of Theatre is housed within the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance in the College of Arts and Sciences and offers BFA degrees in Acting, Musical Theatre, and Design and Technology as well as a BA in Theatre and a Theatre minor. More information about the School of Music, Theatre and Dance can be found at About Oakland University Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Pay Basis Open Date04/26/2023Open Until FilledYesJob CategoryVisiting FacultyEEO Statement Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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