University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Introduction (Description of
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks applications for a full
time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Design and Production
with a specialty in Costuming. The department of Theatre at UWM
serves approximately 180 majors. These students are pursuing BFA
degrees in Acting, Musical Theatre or Production or a BA degree in
general practices or K-12 teaching certification. Our programs are
focused on uncovering and developing the creative and critical
potential of the individual student while providing robust and
challenging learning environments in a broad range of theatrical
processes and experiences. The department's programs are aimed at
giving students a wide range of tools with which to speak to the
contemporary moment and respond to the community within which they
Applicants for this position must have or provide evidence
of the following:
Highly qualified applicants for this position will also
provide evidence of the following:
- Demonstrated teaching and production expertise in at least one
major area of theatre design (costuming)
- Professional design and/or production experience is needed
- A terminal degree (MFA or PhD) or equivalent professional
experience is required
- Excellent organizational skills are required
A completed application will include the
- At least one additional area of design or production experience
or expertise is desirable
- Previous experience continuing creative/scholarly research and
professional activity as a designer and theatre practitioner
outside of the department
- Cover letter addressing listed qualifications
- Current curriculum vitae
- The names and contact information of three professional
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of
3/10/2023. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted
by 3/9/2023. Applications submitted after 3/9/2023 may not
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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