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How to Apply

Individuals should send current curriculum vitae and cover letter to Shelby Newport at the University of Michigan-Flint, Department of Theatre and Dance, 238 University Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI  48502-1950, or applicants can be sent electronically to snewport@umflint.edu 

Job Summary

The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Michigan-Flint is seeking applicants for a Lecturer I Instructor position for the Winter 2018 semester, starting January 3, 2018, to teach an upper-level undergraduate course, THE 251/ART 251 – Fundamentals of Stage Makeup; 3 credit hours.  Lecture is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30pm to 1:45pm. The semester ends on April 17, 2018 with a final class period in the following week, on April 19, 2018 from 10:30-1:00.  Weekly office hours are expected.  This position is for the Winter 2018 semester only. 

Course Description

Theory and practice of both two-and three-dimensional character makeup for the theatre. Lecture and laboratory. Also listed as ART 251.

Minimum salary for this position is $3,412.50 per course section based on a 3-credit course.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in theatre related area and/or MFA or terminal degree, or 2 years or more of professional experience in theatrical costume design and makeup design and 2 years or more of teaching

Desired Qualifications*

Advanced knowledge of stage makeup techniques for the theatre from the perspective of designer and performer. Ability to instruct students with a variety of skill levels and experience in a hands-on laboratory classroom environment. Ability to work effectively in multicultural settings with a commitment to diversity.  Demonstrated effective teaching experience as evidenced by student course evaluations and/or references in highly desired

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.