Tenure Track Asst. Professor of Lighting Designer/Teacher
Location: Binghamton, New York
Type: Full Time
Salary: 73,000 + DOE
Binghamton University is seeking a Lighting Designer who can fulfill the Department's artistic and teaching profile and who will be responsive to the needs of its diverse and ambitious student population. The Department is committed to inclusive undergraduate teaching/mentoring and a faculty that models excellent collaborative skills. The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Duties:
Design or mentor students in Lighting Design for 4-6 shows per academic year.
Teach 3 courses (4 credits each) per academic year, including Lighting Design and Intro to Lighting Technology, with others possible.
Act as Lighting Faculty and Lighting Supervisor for all dept. activities:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and, if available, links to the website and/or portfolio materials. Applicants should include a statement explaining how their teaching will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. The review of applicants will begin on January 15, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
MFA in lighting design required plus minimum three years of professional level experience.
Fluency in digital software, including Vectorworks, Lightwright, and/or other relevant programs.
Familiarity with digital and analog lighting equipment.
Knowledge of and experience with programming and operating ETC Eos family. Knowledge of modern theatrical lighting equipment including intelligent fixtures, LED Pars and ERS's, and moving fixtures.
Demonstrate attention to detail, time management, work flow, meeting deadlines and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrate collaborative, problem-solving personality with organizational skills.
Willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
Comfortable working at heights, using ladders, lifts and fall arrest equipment
Ability to lift and move equipment up to 50 lbs.
Knowledge of applicable safety codes and practices
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.