The Design/Technology program in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts & Film at Purchase College SUNY is seeking an Assistant Professor of Costume Design.

Responsibilities include teaching and academic advising of students within the program, teaching of at least one course per year to non-specialists outside the program, and college-wide committee work. Specific courses taught will be based on individual applicants qualifications, but will include at least one conservatory level costume design course and supervision/guidance of costume design process being executed by students working on theatrical productions. Candidates will be expected to contribute courses to students from across the campus, either within their field of expertise or within the college’s general education program.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of five years professional costume design experience with work in at least three of the following areas: Film, Television, Commercial Theater, LORT, Opera, Dance, Industrials (Corporate Theater), International Touring. BFA in costume design expected but preference will be given to candidates with MFA and/or equivalent professional experience and membership in USA 829 as a Costume Designer. Continued professional activity is not only expected, but encouraged.

Start Date: September 1, 2009

To apply, please send curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, a one-page statement of educational philosophy, and the names and e-mail addresses of five references with contact information and Job Code TDT112508 to:

Aaron B. Sanders
Affirmative Action Officer
Purchase College SUNY
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577

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Oklahoma State University is seeking applicants for a renewable term, non-tenure track Clinical Instructor.

This position will teach the basic Costume Technology class each semester, serve as Lab Instruction Supervisor for classes in costume technology, and oversee the construction of costumes for the department’s production programs including training and supervising student production crews, and serve as Lab Coordinator for all other classes using the costume areas. Experience in the supervision of student crews is required. Strong costume construction, cutting, and draping skills a must. Evidence of skills in millinery, wig styling, and other craft areas preferred. MFA in costume technology and/or design required. This is a 9-month obligation with the possibility of design assignment making it a 10-month position. Position carries year-round benefits; salary commensurate with experience.

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2008, but applications will be considered until position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit letter of application, vitae, three letters of recommendation, and sample of production work to:
Costume Shop Search Committee, Department of Theatre, 121 Seretean Center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-4076.

Costume Shop Supervisor (Lecturer) – Theater
Hunter College of CUNY

Full-time, renewable position with the possibility of permanent appointment, in an active liberal arts theatre department that produces two shows per semester and student projects. Duties: teach courses in areas of expertise such as costume history, costume design, costume construction, and make-up; oversee costume shop and production of costumes for department productions, manage and maintain costume stock, oversee wardrobe and wardrobe crew for department productions, advise and assist on student projects. Opportunity to design departmental shows.

Master’s of Fine Art or equivalent professional experience, minimum two years’ teaching experience.

Please send detailed resume including at least three references, cover letter describing your career goals and teaching philosophy to:

Costume Shop Supervisor/Teacher Search 
Dept. of Theatre
Hunter College of CUNY
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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