The Department of Performing Arts: Theatre Division at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga welcomes applications for a full-time, 9 month, annually renewable lecturer position in theatre with expertise in costume design and costume shop management. Salary range is $43,000-$45,000 plus benefits. The Department of Performing Arts: Theatre Division is a NAST accredited program offering a B.A. in Theatre.
Duties include: designing and supervision of the build of costumes for a four show season, teaching Introduction to Theatre as well as courses in area of specialization each semester, mentoring student lab work, costume shop and budget management, and maintaining costume inventory.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching philosophy, the names of three references with phone numbers and email addresses, official transcripts, and an internet address to a web portfolio or website with images of the applicant’s design work. All application materials should be submitted through the UTC online application system.
Qualifications: MFA in Costume Design is required. Evidence of success in costume design, rendering and sketching, construction skills, basic make-up skills, and an ability to work in a collaborative environment is desired. Prior teaching at the university level is preferred.
About University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community.
Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions. Chattanooga is also just a two-hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.