Assistant Professor of Lighting and/or Media Design and Technology

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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design seeks a full-time Lighting and/or Media Design and Technology faculty member to join the Live Experience Design & Production department starting August 2024. PCA&D’s BFA in LiveX combines education in art and design with advanced study in live event design, production, and technology. Major courses are offered through a collaborative partnership with the Academy of Live Technology at Rock Lititz, which embeds student learning within the live events industry and facilitates hands-on, project-based learning.

The PCA&D/ALT definition of the entertainment industry includes concerts, concert touring, special events, award shows, corporate events, virtual production, themed entertainment, sporting events, installations and immersive experiences, and performing arts events including theater, dance, and opera.

The ideal candidate will have an MFA in an appropriate field, teaching and curriculum development experience, strong industry connections, and expertise in one or more of: lighting and/or media design, programming (lighting/media), drafting, lighting/media system design, lighting/media technology, content creation, and screens producing for the live event industry. They will be able to design a curriculum that covers lighting and/or media design and technology, leveraging industry connections to fill curricular needs outside the candidate’s area of expertise. 

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