Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Scene Design
Winston-Salem, NC 
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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Scene Design
Please see Special Instructions for more details.
An EHRA Faculty application is required in order to be considered for a faculty position. Please note, EHRA applications do not have an employment entry section. Instead, a resume/CV will be required to be uploaded by the applicant, along with any other documents the Department or assigned Search Committee deem relevant for the review process. Applications will be treated confidentially until the final stages of the search process.

The following documents are required to be uploaded with the application;
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Portfolio (samples of professional work)

UNCSA follows the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) guidelines for faculty credentialing. The successful candidate will be required to submit a curriculum vitae, official transcripts of earned degrees, and/or substantiating documentation of experiential qualifications as a condition of employment.

Pursuant to UNCSA policy, as a condition of employment the University must obtain a criminal background report and determine that the nature and seriousness of any criminal offenses do not render employment with the University inappropriate.

UNCSA is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students or employees in offering access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or political affiliation.

UNCSA requires all permanent and temporary, full and part-time employees either voluntarily submit proof of vaccination prior to starting employment or submit a weekly negative COVID-19 test. Employees may request an exemption for special circumstances from Human Resources, but there is no guarantee it will be approved.
For more information visit the UNCSA Overcoming COVID-19 web-page
Posting Details
Position Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Scene Design
Position Number 020249
School/Department Information
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is committed to deeply embedding equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging into our values and actions to transform our campus into a welcoming and inclusive community for everyone. We strive to create a safe environment, one that allows people from all walks of life to thrive. Doing so demands that we commit to an explicit and continual process of identifying and dismantling systems and practices of bias, exclusion and oppression.
Located in Winston Salem, UNCSA is a conservatory-style school and one of the 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina system. The university community consists of more than 1,200 students ranging from middle school to graduate school. The school of Design & Production is one of the five collegiate level training programs (along with Drama, Dance, Music and Film). The school has 367 students, 32 full time faculty and 12 adjuncts. Scene Design is an undergraduate and graduate program, with about 30 students currently enrolled, and one of 12 different concentrations offered by the School of Design & Production. Students serve as designers on productions in Drama, Dance and Music, as well as campus and outside community events. The three full time faculty in the Scene Design program work closely with the students to ensure their educational progress, both in the classroom and the production environment, while also maintaining professional design activities outside of the institution.
Position Summary
The three full time faculty in the Scene Design program work closely with the students to ensure their educational progress, both in the classroom and the production environment, while also maintaining professional design activities outside of the institution.
Description of Responsibilities and Duties
  • Teach courses in the graduate and undergraduate Scene Design programs
  • Mentor and supervise Scene Design student assignments and art activities
  • Participate with faculty in curriculum planning and operations of the Scene Design department
  • Assist in the admissions process by interviewing and recruiting prospective students
  • Continued professional activity within the entertainment industry
  • Active participation in shared governance of the University community through service to the program, school and institution
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Design and Production
Required Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate/terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline OR an equivalent combination of professional experience and education.
  • A minimum of five years' experience in theatrical and performance design
  • Evidence of work that incorporates and supports diverse identities and voices
  • Evidence of potential for a high quality of teaching
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the classroom and/or mentoring of early career scene designers
  • Experience using industry established digital programs alongside analog tools and techniques
  • Experience beyond theatrical design in additional areas such as themed entertainment, film, immersive events, etc.
Tenure Information UNCSA utilizes a multi-year contract system in lieu of tenure.
Instructions to Candidates
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and three references to https://employment.uncsa.edu/hr/postings/5227
Review of applications will begin November 22th
More information about the school can be found online at and information about Winston Salem can be found at and
Classification Code F1
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F61P
Open Date 10/22/2021
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Recruitment Range, if applicable Assistant/Associate Professor $65,000 - $80,000 Full Professor$80,000 - $90,000
Special Instructions to Candidates
An EHRA Faculty application is required in order to be considered for a faculty position. Please note, EHRA applications do not have an employment entry section. Instead, a resume/CV will be required to be uploaded by the applicant, along with any other documents the Department or assigned Search Committee deem relevant for the review process. Applications will be treated confidentially until the final stages of the search process.

The following documents are required to be uploaded with the application;
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Portfolio (samples of professional work)

UNCSA follows the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) guidelines for faculty credentialing. The successful candidate will be required to submit a curriculum vitae, official transcripts of earned degrees, and/or substantiating documentation of experiential qualifications as a condition of employment.

Pursuant to UNCSA policy, as a condition of employment the University must obtain a criminal background report and determine that the nature and seriousness of any criminal offenses do not render employment with the University inappropriate.

UNCSA is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students or employees in offering access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or political affiliation.

UNCSA requires all permanent and temporary, full and part-time employees either voluntarily submit proof of vaccination prior to starting employment or submit a weekly negative COVID-19 test. Employees may request an exemption for special circumstances from Human Resources, but there is no guarantee it will be approved.
For more information visit the UNCSA Overcoming COVID-19 web-page
Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • UNCSA Website
    • Agency Referral
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    • Other
  2. If "Other", please list here:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Portfolio
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Media File

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts strives to cultivate an environment that is diverse, inclusive and free from discrimination. UNCSA is committed to prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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