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This is a one year appointment within the Department of Theatre & Drama; Appointment will begin August 30, 2021 and end April 30, 2022.
Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio. Required documents to be uploaded are:
Letter of Interest
Evidence of professional and teaching activities including a Portfolio link or attachment
Statement of Teaching philosophy
A list of at least 5 references with contact information
To apply, please visit Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/81833. Please ensure you upload documents to the position for which you are applying and not your personal Interfolio account.
The select candidate would have a 3-3 appointment: teach two courses and design one show for University Productions (projections, lighting or scenery) each term; a course is defined as 2 or more credits. The ideal candidate would teach an introductory level of a Digital Media course and a Specialization course in Projection Design allowing us to introduce digital design techniques across all disciplines within Design & Production. An advanced course in Digital Media could be offered as well. In order to broaden the applicant pool, there is flexibility with what the additional courses would be based on their expertise. Additional responsibilities include advising student designers and technicians, customary meetings, assistance with recruiting, and participation in our annual portfolio review.
Terminal degree; significant professional experience in lieu of a terminal degree may be considered
Experience with digital media design applications
Strong background in design rooted in professional performance practices
Commitment to nurturing a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences as demonstrated through pedagogy, service, and activities
Ability to relate to and collaborate with students and colleagues in a university environment
Demonstrated supervisory and collaborative abilities; ability to adhere to production timelines while remaining flexible to the evolving needs during the pandemic
Superlative organizational practices, time management skills, and communication skills
Projection design and technology
Experience with on-line learning environments
Advanced abilities in ETC product line including ION, EOS, and moving light technologies
Advanced ability to use and teach Vectorworks
Ability to teach 3-D fabrication
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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