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Clinical Assistant Professor of Theatre

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Theatre
Location Moscow
Division/College College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department Theatre Arts and Film
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Clinical Faculty
Tenure Tracking Non-Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Interim/Term Appointment No
Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track) Not Applicable
Position Type Permanent
Pay Range $45,000
Type of Appointment Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Funding This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
Internal Posting?
Position Summary

The University of Idaho’s Theatre Arts Department invites applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Theatre in Lighting Design. The department welcomes a dedicated professional to play an active role in the collaborative culture of our faculty. A successful candidate will deliver curriculum in design and technology, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Professional creative activity is not required for this position. This faculty appointment is contingent on funding and/or work to support the position.


Job Duty Function Teaching and Advising
Job Duties/Responsibilities

This Design and Technology position supports Theatre Arts’ BA, BS, BFA, and MFA degree programs.

Duties include but are not limited to teaching beginning and advanced lighting design. The faculty member in this 3/4 teaching position will design stage lighting for at least one production each year; the design assignment is equivalent to a three-credit course and is considered part of the teaching load.

The candidate will also support undergraduate and graduate students through academic advising, mentoring, and jury/portfolio reviews.

Job Duty Function Outreach
Job Duties/Responsibilities

All faculty are expected to participate in outreach; expectations can be met in various ways:
• Regional, national, and international collaboration (interdisciplinary partnerships, participation in professional organizations, community engagement, etc.)
• Off-campus recruitment activities at professional conferences

Job Duty Function University Service and Leadership
Job Duties/Responsibilities

All faculty are expected to attend regular faculty meetings and contribute to the collegiality of the department.

Faculty contribute to the shared governance of the university, college, and department through:
• Committee service


Minimum Qualifications

MFA in Theatre
• Experience teaching lighting design at the university level

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in other design areas and/or stage management

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number F000656P
Posting Date 02/26/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply by March 26, 2018

Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References
  4. Research/Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

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