Assistant/Associate Professor Wig and Makeup

North Carolina School for the Arts

United States

December 31, 2022

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor Wig and Makeup

Position Number 030259 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. Education and art-making can be a transformational forces for change and we are working so that change leads toward justice.

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. Wig & Makeup has both a graduate and an undergraduate program, with 39 students currently enrolled, and one of 12 different concentrations offered by the School of Design & Production. Students serve as wig and makeup designers/technicians on productions in Drama, Film, Music, and Dance, as well as other campus and outside community events.

Position Summary

The three full time faculty in the Wig & Makeup program work closely with the students to ensure their educational progress, both in the classroom and the production environment, while also maintaining professional activities outside of the institution.

Description of Responsibilities and Duties

- Teach courses within the Undergraduate and Graduate Wig & Makeup program in the School of Design and Production

- Mentor and advise student Wig & Makeup designers throughout the production process, including during tech and filming on nights and weekends

- Assist in the admissions process by interviewing prospective students during on-campus and virtual interview dates

- 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

-An earned terminal degree in the teaching discipline or related discipline. Equivalent professional experience or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience will be accepted in lieu of the academic degree.

-Evidence of work that incorporates and supports a diverse clientele

-Evidence of potential for a high quality of teaching

Preferred Qualifications

- Professional experience in the entertainment industry, including, but not limited to: professional or regional theater, film, television, opera, tours, cruise ships, wig shops, or prosthetic shops

- Desirable skill sets that can include, but are not limited to: period and modern hair styling, ventilating, custom wig building, cage building, Cosmetology license, period and modern makeup application for stage and film, prosthetic makeup application, sculpting, mold making, digital or hand rendering

- Experience in the classroom and/or mentoring and supporting developing artists and technicians

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/5342

Review of applications will begin December 31st

More information about the school can be found online at www. uncsa.edu and information about Winston Salem can be found at www. ci.winston-salem.nc.uc and www. winstonsalem.com

Classification Code F1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F67P

Open Date 11/08/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Recruitment Range, if applicable Assistant/Associate Professor $65,000 - $75,000 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
  • Three List of References
  • 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.

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  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
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