To teach required courses in scenic and costume design/construction. And to design and supervisor student designs as part of departmental theatre and dance season
MFA in Costume and/or Scenic Design by hire date, OR five or more years of professional costume and scenic design combined; at least one year of university, conservatory or professional teaching. Ability to teach beginning through advanced Design courses in either Costume or Scenic Design, ability to teach beginning through intermediate levels in the other discipline, including Design Process, Graphics/Rendering, Costume Construction.
Ability to teach specialized courses in design and construction (e.g., costume crafts, pattern drafting and draping), membership in United Scenic Artists.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
55% Teaching classes, advising and supervising student costume designers 35% Designing costumes (including research, renderings, fabric shopping, fittings) 10% Service for department and university
Position is for one year and is renewable. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
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