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Professor of Scenic Design
(Associate - Full) (#PF00609)

The Department of Theatre & Dance at UC SAN DIEGO (, seeks a highly experienced theatre artist in Scenic Design at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will serve as a core member of a professional design training program and is expected to participate in all facets of the department life, including mentorship and supervision of MFA designersí production work, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, recruitment, curricular planning within the design area and participation in discussions of departmental production seasons. The appointee will be expected to bring continuing innovation to the teaching of design. For appointment and advancement at UC San Diego in the professorial series, faculty must continually and effectively engage in research and/or creative activity of high quality and significance.

Requirements include: MFA or equivalent professional experience; extensive history of productions at the national or international level; evidence of teaching excellence; continuing creative activities. Applicants with considerable professional experience who have also taught in academic or professional settings are strongly preferred, though other models will be considered. The ideal candidate will also have strong demonstrated accomplishments or potential in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

UCSD is committed to the academic excellence, diversity of our faculty, staff, and student body and to promoting an inclusive, equitable environment and development of talent that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background.


Pay commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales (


Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:

Online applications only. Please go to the UCSD Recruit website ( to apply for this position and upload the following documents:

Finalists will be requested to submit a sample of works; those listing a college degree on the initial application will be required to submit college transcript by time of interview. For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website (

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


To assist applicants who may have an interest in employment opportunities for a spouse/partner, please see the UCSD Web sites for the
Partner Opportunities Program, the Academic Job Opportunities Bulletin or the Staff Employment Opportunity Bulletin.


Of Interest:

TheatreForum - An international theatre journal since 1992
La Jolla Playhouse - UCSD is home to this Tony Award winning theatre
UC San Diego Home Page - UC San Diego's Main Web Site
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093
Tel: (858) 534-3791