Assistant Professor Theatre, Costume Design
Loyola University Chicago - Chicago, IL

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Fine Arts-02105A

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Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Theatre with focus in Costume Design, beginning fall 2013. The Theatre Program, within the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, serves approximately 150 majors and minors in a liberal-arts based program focused on the areas of performance/directing, history/literature/criticism, and design/technology. For information about the department, please visit Teaching responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) Costume Design, Introduction to Theatre, Introduction to Design, Crafts for the Stage, Theatre Practicum, Dramatic Structure and Theatrical Process, as well as costume design for the Loyola mainstage season, mentorship of student designers, academic advisement of theatre students, and participation in service to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in design and teaching. Costume shop experience is desirable.

Minimum Education or Experience

The successful applicant will have an MFA in Theatre Design or equivalent professional experience and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae , a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate's qualifications and including a statement of teaching philosophy to They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Applicants should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to: Mark E. Lococo, Ph.D. Director of Theatre Department of Fine and Performing Arts Loyola University Chicago Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts 1032 W. Sheridan Road Chicago, Illinois 60660 Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

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