Assistant Professor of Scenic/Lighting Design Full-time Job

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American University of Sharjah invites applications for an Assistant Professor (or Higher Rank) faculty position of Scenic and Lighting Design to join a small but growing Performing Arts Program in Fall 2024. This person will serve as Scenic and Lighting Designer for two annual main stage productions, will teach a 3-3 load as part of the core liberal arts education, and will serve on committees as requested. Additionally, this individual will maintain the scene shop and equipment and will oversee the successful construction of sets and execution of lighting designs with the assistance of the program’s Technical Director. We are especially interested in candidates who are dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment, committed to working with ethnically and culturally diverse faculty and students from across the globe, and who will thrive in a small, ambitious collegiate setting. A terminal degree in theatre is required (MFA preferred). Proficiency in programming ETC lighting boards and working with moving LED lights is essential. Professional design experience is a plus.

The Deadline For Applications Is December 4, 2023, And The Review Of Applications Will Be Completed By The Middle Of January. Please Attach One Collated PDF Document Containing a Cover Letter, CV, Design Portfolio (or Design Sample Link), And Contact Information For Three References. Please Apply Using The Following Link

Situated nearby Sharjah International Airport in the expansive University City area, and only 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport, AUS is located in a dynamic and cosmopolitan area that includes abundant opportunities for travel, entertainment, cultural experiences and natural beauty. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Company Description
For more than 25 years, American University of Sharjah (AUS) has promoted ideas, research and creative work that have inspired development and change, driven by our core belief that tomorrow matters. AUS was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The embodiment of His Highness vision, AUS is a place where students are nurtured and encouraged to excel academically, thrive socially, celebrate their cultural diversity, and have a positive influence in their communities.
Located in University City, Sharjah, AUS is a not-for-profit, independent, institution of higher education formed on the American model. We offer 28 majors and 45 minors at the undergraduate level, 15 master's degrees programs and four PhD programs through the College of Architecture, Art and Design; the College of Arts and Sciences; the College of Engineering; and the School of Business Administration. These programs are designed to meet the challenges of a competitive and dynamic business and industrial environment.