Costume and Makeup Faculty


The Department of Theatre at the University of Mount Union invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Costuming and Makeup to begin August 1, 2018. Teaching responsibilities include courses in Costume Design & Construction, Stage Makeup, and Introduction to Theatre, with the possibility of teaching other courses in the candidate’s area of interest. The successful candidate will also be expected to design, build, and/or procure costumes for the departmental productions, supervise the Costume shop, advise undergraduates, and contribute to the recruitment efforts of the Theatre Department. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity in higher education.


MFA in Costume Design. Candidates will be expected to have completed their terminal degree in hand by the time the position is available.


August 1, 2018.


Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity: The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender id

entity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law

Academic Rank:

Tenure-track position. Assistant Professor Level


The University of Mount Union, a private institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 62 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in physician assistant studies and educational leadership. Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered by dedicated faculty members, the vast majority of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields. 

Over the past 10 years, nearly $110 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a recreation center, apartment-style housing options, health and medical sciences facility and performing arts center. Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 123-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and

Pittsburgh. An additional 162-acre Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center is located six miles away. The University’s endowment is in excess of $142 million. The University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, offering an array of activities for cultural, civic and social development. Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and graduate study. Mount Union has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse faculty and student body. We value diversity and demonstrate this in campus initiatives. The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer.



Submit a letter of interest which also includes a statement on how diversity issues have influenced the candidate as a student and/or teacher, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references by clicking the Apply now button below. 

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Please contact the search committee chair, Kevin P. Kern (Chair of Theatre) with any Review of applications will begin December 20, 2017. 

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