Temporary Lecturer, Costume Design position available


Position title: Lecturer, Costume Design

Percent time: Temporary appointment positions are variable in terms of percentage of time.
Anticipated start: January 1, 2022
Position duration: Winter and Spring quarters with the possibility of reappointment dependent upon performance and departmental needs.


Open date: October 20th, 2021
Next review date: Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Mar 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Theater and Dance invites applications for a temporary teaching position in Costume Design, with the possibility of costume design work for departmental productions. Instruction will be during Winter 2022 and Spring 2022, with the possibility of reappointment dependent upon departmental need and performance. Work will be in person on the UCSB campus; compensation will not include travel and housing expenses. Information about the UCSB Department of Theater and Dance is available through the Department’s web page: http://www.theaterdance.ucsb.edu/

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MFA in Costume Design or BA/BFA in Theater plus three (3) years of professional costume design experience at time of application.

    Preferred qualifications

    Teaching experience at the college/university level.


      Document requirements
      • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

      • Cover Letter

      • Work sample - Please upload a document with links to online samples of your work, or a link to a website that features your work.


      Reference requirements
      • 3-5 required (contact information only)

      References will only be contacted for the proposed candidate after that candidate has been identified.

      Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02070

      Help contact: dvance@theaterdance.ucsb.edu


      The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)


      Santa Barbara, CA