Lecturer in Drama
University of California Irvine School of the Arts
United States

Scene Design Lecturer Search

Job #JPF06221
  • Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Drama

Recruitment Period

Open June 30th, 2020 through Thursday, Jul 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)




The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for Fall Quarter 2020 and Winter Quarter 2021 in the curriculum area of Scene Design.

The department seeks applicants to teach an undergraduate level class in Beginning Scenic Design and to mentor undergraduate scenic designers on realized productions. Must have at least 3 years teaching experience at a college level. An MFA, or commensurate experience, in Drama/Theater Arts is required. At least 3 years’ experience as a LORT Regional Theatre scenic designer or commensurate experience. Compensation for the quarter will be approximately $6k for full Beginning Scenic Design class, and $3k for mentorship on a production, and is non-negotiable.

Candidates for this position must have strong professional credits in scene design and a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment. Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with distinguished undergraduate training at a major research university. Candidates should show a demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population.

Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06221 (select "Apply Now"). Applications must include a cover letter, website or digital portfolio samples, statement of teaching philosophy, inclusive excellence activities statement, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application must be completed by July 30, 2020. For additional information, please contact Marcus L Beeman, Department Administrator, at Drama@uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://drama.arts.uci.edu/jobs


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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