SUNY Geneseo Seeks Faculty

SUNY Geneseo Seeks Design Faculty


State University of New York College at Geneseo

Position:                                   Lecturer of Theatre – Scene Design

Term:                                       8/26/22 – 8/25/23

Department:                             Theatre and Dance

Date to be Filled:                       August, 2022

Description of Duties:                The State University of NY at Geneseo Department of Theatre and Dance and theDepartment of Music & Musical Theatre invites applications for the position of Full-Time Lecturer of Theatre – Scene Design. This is a one year position. The successful candidate must have received an MFA in Scene Design by August 2022 (MA considered). We have a production season that consists of two main stage musical productions, one to two theatre productions plus one page-to-stage musical and occasional smaller projects.

Teaching responsibilities for the academic year’s position include teaching two three-credit courses per semester.Courses include but are not limited to fundamentals of design, scene design, scene painting, play analysis, theatre management and/or intro. to technical theatre and stagecraft. Responsibilities include but not limited to scenicdesign, shop supervision, props supervision and design, and painting for productions. Experience in lighting desired.

The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music & Musical Theatre utilize a 389- seat Proscenium Theatre, a 225-seat Recital Hall, and both a 130-seat Black Box and “White Box” theatre. TheProscenium and Black Box both serve as learning laboratories as part of an undergraduate liberal arts BA theatre program.

Qualifications:                           M. F. A. in Scene Design (MA considered) (or degreecompletion by August, 2022)

Application Procedure: To apply, submit an online faculty application at andinclude a cover letter that addresses pedagogical philosophy and the candidate’s understanding of and commitment to diversity and inclusion, Curriculum Vita, Online Portfolio, Transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness and research. Letters of recommendation will berequested as needed.

Closing date for Receipt of Applications Receiving Fullest Consideration: January 26, 2022

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of themajor metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding students, faculty, staff, and administration. We recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all positions and ensure that all other personnel actions are conducted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

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