Human Resources

Assistant Professor

February 25, 2014

The Alma College Department of Theatre and Dance seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty appointment incorporating student instruction, scene design, and technical direction to begin August 2014.

Production responsibilities include designing scenery or supervising student designers for four theatre productions each year in addition to supervising the scene shop. Core teaching responsibilities include production-related lab and design courses, including computer aided design. Other teaching possibilities include courses within the candidate’s areas of expertise, theatre history, and courses in our 1st Year Seminar Program. Duties also include mentoring students, serving on department and college committees, participating in student recruitment and advising of students.

An MFA in design/technology with professional and/or academic experience is required. Candidates must demonstrate experience and skills in scene design as well as technical abilities. The ability to design lights and sound in addition to scenery is an added consideration. Experience in classroom instruction is preferred. 

Review of applications will begin March 17, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé/vita, 8 to 10 digital images on CD (or posted on a website portfolio) of design work, teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three professional references to: Joe Jezewski,, Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance Search Committee, Alma College, 614 W. Superior Street, Alma, MI 48801.

A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Alma is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.