Department of Theatre

Visiting Lecturer Position - Scenic & Lighting Design

Vacancy: #14F019
Position # 6801 

The Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks a visiting lecturer in scenic and lighting design from January through May 2014.  Responsibilities include teaching one introductory scenic design course, one scene painting course, and one lab course, as well as producing two scenic designs and one lighting design for the mainstage season.  Additional responsibilities include mentorship of a student scenic designer and a student lighting designer on a student lab production.  Other expectations include serving as liaison between one guest lighting designer and the resident production Master Electrician.  This position is also expected to supervise scene painting and properties requirements for each mainstage production, as well as overseeing the electrics department. 

Qualifications: Applicants must possess an MFA in scenic and lighting design.  Beyond design responsibilities, candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching. 

To apply, please complete the online application available on the Web at  A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be uploaded to the online application – not emailed, mailed, or faxed.  Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Applicants must also submit an electronic design portfolio to Interim Chair Philip Furia via e-mail at

For questions regarding the online application process, contact Sue Wilder at 910.962.2061.  For questions regarding the position, e-mail or phone 910.962.3321.

Screening of applicants will begin October 21, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. 

UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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