Assistant Professor of Technical Direction - req# 6560
Assistant Professor of Technical Direction
|Hiring Department||Theatre and Dance (652A)|
|Academic Location||College of Fine Arts|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of New Mexico seeks an Assistant Professor of Technical Direction beginning August 2019. Nine-month contract with full benefits. This is a probationary position leading to a tenure decision.
Service: Qualified candidates will be able to teach all aspects of technical direction, including but not limited to all levels of stagecraft and 2D CAD. Manage all aspects of department’s scene shop and three producing facilities with one other full-time employee. Work with faculty and student scene designers in the implementation of their designs and technical production elements. Production Manager duties include: supervise, plan, and coordinate the budgetary, design and technical aspects of the department’s production season and facilitate an occasional rental. Organize and run the weekly productions meetings. Generate appropriate calendars and maintain deadlines. Manage the department’s three theatres and scene shop to safe and professional standards.
Artistic/Scholarly activity: The candidate should have and maintain a national/ international presence as a theatre professional in the area of technical direction and or production management.
Professional and academic activity in scene design, lighting design, sound design, and/or projection design is welcome as a secondary.
|Application Instructions||Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, a list of three references, and a diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching,Contact Sarah Lentz 505-277-2737 |
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|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 1/29/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
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