Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Employee Category: Faculty
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts (http://www.uidaho.edu/class/theatre) invites applications for a full-time (9 month) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Costume Design.
The successful candidate is expected to teach a 2:3 load (15 credits per year) or its equivalent according to the needs of the department as directed by the department chair. Should the faculty member take on a major design assignment in the production season, this duty is equivalent to teaching a three-credit course. The faculty member will pursue scholarly activity in one or more of the three categories as per department by-laws: publication, presentation, and/or creative activity. The faculty member is expected to participate in outreach activities as directed by their chair or dean. The faculty member is expected to attend department meetings and to participate in committee work at the department, college or university level.
We seek applicants with an interest in enhancing the anti-racist ethos valued by our department, encouraging diversity through curriculum development and other means, and possessing a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring and collaboration.
Minimum Qualifications: MFA in Costume Design; Teaching experience at the university level.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience delivering coursework in a virtual modality using synchronous and asynchronous video; History of working with underrepresented populations in the American Theatre; Skill set that expands the current communities represented in our university and region; Secondary area of expertise in one or more of the following areas: history of costume, costume or design pedagogy.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: F000916P
Posting Date: 05/11/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: First consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before June 12, 2021.
Submit cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement (upload as Other Document 1), and a list of 3 references. References will be contacted for finalists.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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