Full-Time Assistant Professor – Scenic Design
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OF RIDER UNIVERSITY, through its School of Fine and Performing Arts (SFPA), announces an opening for a full-time, tenure track appointment in Scenic Design at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2019 on the University’s Lawrenceville campus.
Rider University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position within the Technical Theatre program of the School of Fine and Performing Arts. The successful candidate will hold, at minimum, a Master of Fine Arts Degree and have extensive experience in the field. Field-related and collegiate teaching experience grounded in scenic design and other areas of technical theatre are desired. This position will collaborate closely with faculty within the program and school to promote and grow the Technical Theatre degree.
As a member of the Department of Theatre & Dance, the candidate will be expected to play an important part in the ongoing development of our already dynamic programs in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, to advise and mentor students, serve on committees, to aid in recruitment and be active professionally.
HOW TO APPLY
All applicants must apply directly to our website at: https://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5391 and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, a statement outlining their commitment to diversity, including evidence of their experience working with and teaching diverse students, contact information for three references, undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The completion of a satisfactory background check is required. Please reference Position No. 312320. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of applicant materials will begin on January 2, 2019.
Rider University is a private university with primary campus located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Over 4,100 undergraduate and 950 graduate students are enrolled in 67 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership. There are 248 full-time faculty supporting a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees. Rider is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
To learn more about the School of Fine and Performing Arts, please visit our website at https://www.rider.edu/academics/colleges-schools/westminster-college-of-the-arts/school-of-fine-performing-arts
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria. The Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: assistant professor, education, performing arts, recruitment, teaching, and theatre. States: New Jersey.
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