Assistant or Associate Professor of Theater

Temple University in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 8, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY

NTT Appointment Production Manager and Lighting/Projection Designer

 

POSITION: Full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track appointment in Production Management and Lighting/Projection Design

 

RANK/SALARY:  ssistant or Associate Professor appointment in The Center for Performing and

Cinematic Arts (The Center), in production of Theater, Opera and Dance (The                    Center). Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  An accomplished production manager and designer of lighting & projections with a proven commitment to education will teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and mentor student work.   Position includes production management of Theater and Opera performance seasons; as well as supervision with the Center team in facilitating, organizing and execution of lighting and projections/media in multiple venues and performance genres. Included will be designing lighting and/or projections on select productions or events per semester and teach courses as needed in management, lighting and projections design; as well as participation in Center committees. Courses could include: Production Management, Careers in the Arts, Lighting Design, and Projection Design & Technology; with the potential to head a graduate lighting program as well as mentor within an undergraduate design concentration.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The Center is seeking an experienced production manager, lighting and projections practitioner with substantial professional design credits and a proficiency in current trends and practices. MFA degree in theater (or sufficient professional experience) and evidence of successful teaching at the college level.

 

APPOINTMENT DATE:  July 2017

 

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begins March 27th, continues until position is filled. E-mail a letter of application; current curriculum vitae; and 3 confidential letters of recommendation directly from the referee to: palmore@temple.edu   In addition please include a sample digital portfolio and/or a website link

 

PLEASE BE SURE THE FILE NAME FOR YOUR APPLICATION AND CV BEGIN WITH YOUR LAST NAME AND INCLUDES THE POSITION NAME. FOR EXAMPLE: Smith.Temple.AD.App.pdf or Smith.Temple.AD.CV.pdf.  

 

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:  

Fred Duer, Search Committee Chair

c/o: Mrs. Florence Brown-Palmore

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY – Rock Hall 105

1715 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122.

Email: palmore@temple.edu

Phone: 215-204-8097. Fax 215-204-4060

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED.

Prepare to send the following additional materials if requested at a later date:

  • Complete portfolio, design, teaching, and management

 

The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is part of the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, located in close proximity to the City’s historic cultural institutions, including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Walnut Street Theatre, Opera Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, and Philadelphia Theatre Company. The Center is part of a thriving arts community that provides myriad opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty and cultural partners. The Center is located on the University's main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. Fall 2016 Theater enrollment included 280 students - 260 undergraduate and 20 graduate students in Design, Directing, Acting, and Playwriting. The Theater department is served by 17 full-time faculty and 33 affiliate faculty. The Department offers BA, BFA, MA, and MFA degrees.

 

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

WOMEN AND MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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