Assistant Professor of Costume Design

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  • Opening Date: 2018-10-11
  • Job Opening Id: 516056
  • College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts
  • Department: Theatre

Job Information

About the FIU Department of Theater

FIU Theatre guides students through the discovery of their unique artistic visions and helps them develop the skills to make them a reality. Accredited by NAST, the department offers both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in acting, and design/production. Our 127 majors have opportunities to explore their craft in our Main Stage Theater, Black Box, and Experimental Theatre as part of our 4 show production season and many student projects.

 

Position Description

The Department of Theatre within The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts seeks a nine-month tenure earning Assistant Professor of Costume Design to commence in August 2019. Teaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to classes in the area of costume design, drawing and rendering, costume technology, and makeup design. Production and administrative duties include designing within the department season, mentorship and supervision of student designers, instruction of costume shop lab students, and a role in the continued development of the theatre department and the undergraduate design/production program.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications for the position include the MFA or appropriate terminal degree, evidence of effective teaching, and a record of scholarship and professional experience. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching, training and working in a diverse university environment; demonstrated artistic ability at both professional and academic levels; active professional creative work and research; an ability to work with tight deadlines; and strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 516056 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short digital portfolio in a single pdf file, teaching statement, and design statement. Candidates must provide names and contact information for at least three references that will be contacted as determined by the search committee.  Direct any questions to Tony Galaska, via email at agalaska@fiu.edu. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by (December 15, 2018).  Review will continue until the position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access 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 or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

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