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Victoria Vinson

Theatre Faculty (Adjunct Lecturer – Sound Design Topics)

Theatre Faculty (Adjunct Lecturer – Sound Design Topics)

University of Illinois at Chicago

Part-time beginning August 16, 2021

The School of Theatre and Music at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications from qualified individuals to serve as Adjunct Lecturer and teach students an intermediate course that will expand and focus on topics in sound design, acoustics, physics and technology, and to provide a bridge for future studies and professional work in sound design.

Responsibilities: teach students with a theatrical background sound design for a play.

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in theatre sound design and/or technology, proven excellence within their specialized discipline (based on designs and/or execution of professional productions), demonstrated proficiency in one or more common digital software platforms with a minimum of two years professional experience in the field, and demonstrated ability to teach and work with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred qualifications: at least two years’ experience teaching at the university level with a record of successful student evaluations, and professional experience with productions regionally and nationally.

UIC is a Carnegie Research 1 university that enrolls over 30,000 students on a 240-acre site one mile west of Chicago’s Loop. The School of Theatre and Music provides innovative, rigorous, and comprehensive academic and performance programs to a highly diverse student body. One of four units in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, STM enrolls about 100 undergraduate students in music programs and about 125 undergraduate students in theatre. The faculty consists of performing artists and scholars. There are about 30 full-time faculty and about 40 part-time faculty. The school offers coursework leading to a, BFA in Acting, BA in Theatre and Performance, and BA in Theatre Design, Production, and Technology, BA in Music, BA in Music Business, BM in Music Performance, BM in Jazz Studies. There are four mainstage theatre productions a year and Music ensembles include choirs, concert bands, jazz ensembles, orchestra, athletic band, chamber groups, jazz combos, among others. For more information, go to theatreandmusic.uic.edu.

For fullest consideration for Fall 2021, applications must be received by July 26. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Interested persons should submit a copy of their CV or resume, a list of three professional references (with phone and email), a cover letter that briefly describes their guiding beliefs about teaching, an example of sound design work, and availability to give a 30-minute demonstration and be interviewed (via video conferencing platform). Applicants should send digital materials (this can be also be a selection on your website to Collette Pollard at pollardc@uic.edu

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago/West Loop