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Carlton College, Costume Designer
(posted 9/29/23)

The Theater and Dance Department at Carleton College is searching for an instructor for Costume Design in our Winter Term (Jan '24-Mar '24). If you are interested please check the job posting here or at Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Costume Design FTE: 0.1668

The Department of Theater and Dance at Carleton College invites applications for a temporary one-term, one-course visiting position to teach Costume Design for the Performing Arts, starting January 1, 2024. We seek an MFA in costume design, or commensurate experience in the field with a background in teaching at a college level and an active design resume. The candidate will be prepared to teach THEA 238 Costume Design for The Performing Arts with a demonstrated ability to teach a course that covers the basic concepts and principles of costume design and how they apply to the performing arts, especially theater and dance. The course will explore how the principles of costume design can be used to enhance productions. It will cover the collaborative process, in depth analysis of script, characters and choreography as well as various rendering techniques. This is a course for theater majors and non-majors and fulfills an Arts Practice requirement. To apply, please visit the Carleton College web site at to complete the online application by submitting a letter of application, c.v., a sample syllabus, and a teaching statement that includes comments on working with a diverse student body by October 13, 2023. In your letter of application please describe your preparation for teaching THEA 238 Costume Design. After passing through an initial screening process, applicants may receive a request for the contact information for references, including at least one who is able to specifically address teaching experience. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.


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