Assistant or Associate Professor of Technical Theatre

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Adams State University invites applications for a full-time/tenure-track position in Technical Theatre at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Duties will include:

Teaching courses in stagecraft, set design, lighting design, and sound design, as well as production management; Serving as Technical Director for productions; Serving as set and lighting designer for three faculty-directed productions each season and/or overseeing advanced student designers in these roles; Overseeing work-study students in multiple areas of theatre production; Mentoring and supervising undergraduate set, lighting, properties, digital, sound designers, and stage managers; Other duties as assigned.

This position will teach 2 courses per semester (6 credit hours), with technical direction duties and work-study supervision comprising the other half of the position’s load. Faculty members participate fully in department and college activities, including serving on committees and advising students after the first year of employment. Excellence in teaching, scholarship /creative projects, and service are required for promotion and tenure.

An MFA in technical direction or set design. A strong focus on teaching. An ability to perform position description.

The pay range for this position is $46,350-59,000 range for a traditional 9-month academic-year appointment, commensurate with experience and education. The salary range reflects the level of the highest degree attained and assumes the minimum for an entry-level Assistant professor position to the maximum for an experienced Associate Professor level position.

In addition to salary, Adams State University offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. For detailed benefits information please visit Opportunities for supplemental contracts may be available.

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