Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania

Deadline October 31, 2014
Date Posted July 7, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Drama seeks a full-time Master Teacher of Costume Production (non-tenure track) at the Assistant or Associate level.  The ideal candidate will have an accomplished national and/or international career in costume production for a minimum of seven years, and teaching experience. Applicants should hold an MFA degree or have an equivalent professional background.  Extensive experience with draping, flat patterning, tailoring, dancewear and quality construction techniques is required.  Additional expertise in areas including computer pattern drafting, historical clothing, costume crafts and cutting edge technologies is desirable. The position is Pittsburgh based requiring strong and present advising of students in class and in production.   The successful candidate will join the dynamic costume area team comprised of two costume design and one costume production faculty and four permanent staff members. Please send cover letter, detailed CV, teaching philosophy, digital representation of your work (website or up to 15 images) and a list of three references to: Brian Russman, Search Chair, School of Drama, Purnell Center for the Arts, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  Priority will be given to applications received before OCTOBER 31, 2014, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Send inquiries to Head of Costume Production, Associate Teaching Professor Brian Russman, at or 412-268-3648. For more information visit: Carnegie Mellon University is an AA/EOE employer.