Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor of Costume Design for the Theatre Arts Program. The start date for
this position will be August 2022.
Nebraska Wesleyan University is a private university with a commitment to
liberal arts and has over 2000 undergraduates located in the capital city of
This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. NWU offers a competitive wage
and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Dental, and Vision
Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, Retirement, and 100% tuition
discount for dependents after one year of service among other benefits.
This faculty member will play a primary role in coordinating and expanding
NWU's BFA Design and Technology program. Responsibilities in this position
include teaching undergraduate design classes and fulfilling two costume
design responsibilities each semester. Having a versatile range of design
training, knowledge of design history and styles, and experience with current
costume design technology is preferred. Teaching in NWU's innovative Archway
Curriculum is also anticipated.
The Professor will work closely with other Design Faculty, Technical Director,
Costume Shop Manager, and Costume Library Manager as well as help facilitate
communication with guest designers and mentor student designers. Designer has
access to substantial Costume stock and extensive costume and props libraries.
A strong commitment to participate in prospective student recruitment,
academic advising, and community outreach is essential.
Terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in Theatre.
Five or more years of professional costume design experience.
Previous teaching experience and prospective student recruitment
Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty, staff, directors and
Ability to maintain a strong, positive, professional approach to theatre
Final rank upon hire will be determined by the Provost commensurate with
experience and education.
Commitment to Diversity
Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission and we
embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate
how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a
diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials.
Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment
opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation
without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity
and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability,
marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state
and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the
ADA. E-Verify, EOE
How to Apply
To apply, please upload or provide a letter of application, resume, link to
online portfolio, diversity statement, and the names of three professional
references at the following URL:
https: // nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/(link is external). Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.