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SCENIC DESIGNER FACULTY - TENURE TRACK / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

The Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance seeks a Tenure Track Scenic Designer to head an established M.F.A. program.  Teach five graduate/undergraduate courses annually, and with the support of a professional Props Master/Scenic Artist, mentor graduate scenery designs for a twelve-production theatre season, and design productions as needed.  Ongoing professional creative activity is encouraged and expected.

With Design and Technology faculty, refine and further develop the scenic design curriculum.  Recruit students and develop/maintain professional opportunities for students.  Strong candidates will be an active professional designer with significant experience in professional theatre and related disciplines.  He/she will foster both current and traditional methods of visual communication.  A commitment to the integration of technologies appropriate to theatrical storytelling is desired.  MFA in Scenic Design or extensive professional experience required; membership in U.S.A. desirable.

The Department offers the PhD, MFA, MA, BA and BFA degrees to over 300 students and produces 15 productions in a 443-seat proscenium, 240-seat flexible theatre, and a 60-seat black box.  Professional-level facilities are complemented by comprehensive instructional classrooms and laboratories.  Indiana University is an affirmative action/equal employer and desires excellence through diversity.  

Position Start Date: August 3, 2015
Application screening will begin: December 1, 2014

Applications for this position may be submitted at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/1104

Indiana University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and desires excellence through diversity.