Assistant Professor - Theatre, Designer/Technical Director

The Lynchburg College Theatre Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Theatre, Designer/Technical Director, beginning fall 2014. This is a nine-month position, renewable, with expected conversion to tenure-track after two years. Must possess the ability to teach one beginning tech course and one design course each semester; design and execute one musical, two small productions, and one dance concert annually; and oversee the theatre facility. The successful candidate will need to have well-rounded knowledge in design, building, lighting, rigging, sound, and props. Highly organized, the successful candidate must have the ability to work with theatre majors and non-majors, as well as guest artists from the community and supervise and train student employees and crews. MFA is required. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.  

Lynchburg College is a private college located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The Lynchburg region has a very healthy theatrical/cultural climate with five colleges, two universities, community theatres and a professional summer theatre company within a forty-mile radius.  

Applicants should submit letter of application, resume/vita, full contact information for three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable, original transcripts will be required at time of hire) to: wilkinson@lynchburg.edu or send to: Anne Wilkinson, School of Communication and the Arts, Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Deadline for materials is March 1, 2014.  

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