Department of Theater - Professor of Production Design University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05088 Recruitment Period Open date: November 6th, 2019 Next review date: Friday, Jan 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Announcing a search for a full time, tenured or tenure-track position for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Theater in the area of Production Design beginning July 1, 2020.
Teach undergraduate and graduate level theater courses at the lower and upper division level, including theater scenic design, production design, drafting, rendering and other topics related to the candidate's expertise;
Supervise graduate and undergraduate scenic and production design projects for productions annually;
Contribute to the Department and University equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives;
Mentor and advise students in academic and career planning;
Serve on Department and University Committees and participate in other campus service responsibilities;
Maintain and grow an artistic national and/or international professional career;
Perform other responsibilities as appropriate for a faculty member at a major university, including assisting with student recruitment and participation in faculty governance.
Qualifications: MFA or equivalent degree in design or a related field, or a minimum of 6 years professional experience in film and/or television production design.
The ideal candidate will have experience that demonstrates:
Ability to teach traditional and contemporary scenic and production design practice;
A collaborative approach to a general theater education that values development of students with a broad range of knowledge and skills in theater performance, production, and scholarship;
Commitment to working with a wide range of culturally diverse students;
Dedication to experiential learning and dynamic pedagogical practice;
Excellent organizational and communication skills that demonstrate collaborative engagement with students and colleagues;
Multi-disciplinary approaches to creative projects;
Dedication to institutional and community service;
Teaching experience at the university level is preferred.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and the names of 3 references who may be contacted regarding your application. A cover letter, statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion and digital portfolio are required. Please address your materials to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Professor J.Ed Araiza. For full consideration applicants need to apply by Jan. 10th 2020.
The University of California, Los Angeles, and the Department of Theater are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of professional activities and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
The vision of the School of Theater, Film and Television is to serve as a premier interdisciplinary global professional school that develops outstanding humanistic storytellers, industry leaders and scholars whose diverse, innovative voices enlighten, engage and inspire change for a better world.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.