Assistant Professor Lighting Design and Technology

  • Full Time
  • Greensboro, NC
  • $55,000 - $60,000 USD / Year

Website UNC Greensboro School of Theatre

The School of Theatre at UNC Greensboro invites applications from candidates who are experienced in advancing equity and inclusivity in their teaching and creative practice. This tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank will begin August 1, 2024. Review of applications will begin November 15th, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and supervising a vibrant and diverse population of undergraduate students and offering courses in lighting design, lighting technology, projections, portfolio preparation, and other design and technical theatre areas as qualified. Assisting in student recruitment, and serving on departmental, college, and university committees. Production duties include the practical mentorship of student lighting designers and electricians, directly supervising hang and focus for departmental productions, and designing lighting for season productions as needed. 

Minimum qualifications: MFA in Theatrical Design or equivalent professional experience with expertise in lighting design and technology, proficiency in drafting, visual communication techniques, and active professional achievement as a lighting designer. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion in creative activity and research, teaching, and service.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates will show proficiency in current software and lighting systems, projection design and technology, as well as demonstrated skill in lighting diverse populations. Innovation in university-level teaching, de-centering curricula, and experience in inclusive teaching strategies are also highly desired.

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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