Assistant Professor of Design - Theatre

Assistant Professor of Design - Theatre

The Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) seeks outstanding faculty members for two Assistant Professor (both retirement replacements), nine-month tenure-track positions beginning August 2024. One position is Lighting Design and one Scenic Design.

Successful candidates will teach a variety of undergraduate courses within the Design/Technology track and some of the department’s core courses, design and/or oversee students in creating designs for four mainstage shows and two Student Lab and oversee the team of staff and students working with them. All tenure-track faculty are expected serve on department, college, and university committees. These positions are high contact hour positions with the expectation of hands-on mentorship in production.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • MFA in Design and/or Technology
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and scholarly productivity

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Strong preference will be given to candidates with a secondary specialty in any allied area of design or technology.

To Apply
Lighting Design position:

Scenic Design position:

Special Notes to Applicants
Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM EST on January 3, 2024, the posting closing date.

To apply, please complete the online application process available and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application that includes a 1-3 page statement describing research interests and teaching experience and interests addressed to Search Committee Chair.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Combined Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Portfolio submission (digital links accepted)
  • 3 Professional references (required)
  • If needed, applicants may upload additional materials under Other category.

Letters of application without the requested components will not meet the application requirements.

University of North Carolina Wilmington is an equal opportunity employer