Part-Time Lecturer in Costume Design (non-tenure track)
Location: Medford, MA
Internal Number: 123260
The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer to design costumes and support student designers for the 2023-2024 season. The successful candidate for this position will design the department's spring semester production of the Twelfth Night musical conceived by Shaina Taub and Kwame Kwei-Armah, design the department's Winter festival, as well as provide mentorship and supervision for undergraduate costume design students who are designing shows in the fall semester.
Candidates should have achieved an MFA or significant professional experience. The successful candidate will also demonstrate experience working with college-level students.
The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers a collegial environment for thinking critically about histories and institutions of power. The department is committed to both student and faculty success. The candidate will find an intellectual and creative home at Tufts as well as an enthusiastic and engaged classroom environment.
Applicants should upload the following: cover letter, résumé/CV, costume portfolio, and the names and contact information of three references that can speak to the candidate's experience. The cover letter should detail experience with costume design, experience working with college level students; and include a statement about how the candidate will contribute in their teaching to the goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin May 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Please address any questions to email@example.com.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University's current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
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