Assistant Professor, Theatre

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Position Details

Position Number 37111
Class Title Assistant Professor, Theatre
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The School of Performing Arts at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks an assistant professor of projection and lighting design or projection and scenery design.

Duties will include: teaching core design courses and other courses according to ability of applicant and needs of the department; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students; designing departmental productions and supervising student designers; curriculum development; student advising, assessment and recruiting. This position is part of the Design & Technology area, currently consisting of 13 faculty and staff.

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 66,000 students, located in Orlando, FL, the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Theatre, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.F.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Theatre, please visit our website at For more information about UCF, please visit the website at

Position Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree in Theatre with an emphasis in design (M.F.A.) from an accredited institution. Significant professional projection design experience. Experience in a secondary design field.


Teaching experience appropriate for B.F.A. training program. Professional lighting or scenic design experience. Experience in non-theatre settings (theme park/entertainment/architectural/industrial, etc).

Special Conditions
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

The university requires that all candidates apply online at In addition to the online application, candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a link to a digital portfolio, and the names and contact information of three current professional references. The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts. Please direct search related questions to Bert Scott, search chair:

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

Application deadline is December 28, 2017; review of applications will begin immediately after the position closes.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701174
Job Open Date 11/03/2017
Job Close Date 01/11/2018
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Arts and Humanities (CAH)
Department CAH-Theatre
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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