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(1. Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Assistant Professor of Design

Emily Carr University of Art and Design invites applications for a full-time tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Design commencing August 2010. Candidates should be equally fluent in design discourse and studio practice and in balancing the conceptual, aesthetic and technical demands of the discipline.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in at least two of the following areas: typography, graphic design, systems design, interaction and/or information design, motion design, and/or exhibition design, but who can work effectively in interdisciplinary design teams on theme-based curriculum focusing on design for inclusion (cultural, socio/political, and sustainability issues).

The successful candidate may teach students at all levels, from Foundation to Graduate Studies, and will be expected to make a major contribution in developing curriculum in a University that is committed to the interrelation of theory and practice. Faculty members are expected to contribute in shaping the future of the University through participation in planning, administration and committees and in being actively engaged in the ECU community.

Candidates should have a Masters of Design or equivalent degree, and a minimum of two years related post-secondary teaching experience.

Please send applications (quoting Competition #F010-2009) by November 20, 2009, to:

Human Resources Department
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
1399 Johnston St
Vancouver BC V6H 3R9

Phone (604) 844-3824
Fax (604) 844-3885

(2. Elon University, Costume Technology Visiting Professor

Elon University, Department of Performing Arts, invites applications for a full-time, visiting assistant professor position beginning in August 2010. This is an initial three year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for three additional years. Responsibilities: teach courses in Costume Technology (and other areas of expertise,) and manage the costume studio for an ambitious and growing production program.

Requirements: terminal degree in Costume Technology and/or Design; experience teaching at the university level; well versed in all aspects of costume technology; expertise in costume construction for theatre and dance; success at managing a regional professional or academic theater costume studio; and willingness to teach in Elon’s interdisciplinary general studies program. The Performing Arts Department offers pre-professional undergraduate programs with a rising national reputation in Acting, Dance, Music Theatre, Theatre Studies, and Theatrical Design & Production. Elon is a dynamic, private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit our website at

Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applications must be received by December 4, 2009 to be assured of consideration.

Submit CV, a sample electronic or non-returnable portfolio, five letters of reference, and graduate transcripts to:

Costume Technology Search Committee
2800 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244

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