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Carnegie Mellon University


The School of Drama seeks a full-time Master Teacher of Costume Production (non-tenure track) at the Assistant or Associate level. The ideal candidate will have an accomplished national and/or international career in costume production for a minimum of seven years and teaching experience. Applicants should hold an MFA degree or have an equivalent professional background. Extensive experience with draping, flat patterning, tailoring, dancewear and quality construction techniques is required. Additional expertise in areas including computer pattern drafting, historical clothing, costume crafts and cutting edge technologies is desirable. The position is Pittsburgh based and requires strong and present advising of students in class and in production. The successful candidate will join the dynamic costume area team comprised of two costume design and one costume production faculty and four permanent staff members. Please send cover letter, detailed CV, teaching philosophy, digital representation of your work (website or up to 15 images) and a list of three references to: Brian Russman, Search Chair, School of Drama, Purnell Center for the Arts, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Priority will be given to applications received before OCTOBER 31, 2014, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Send inquiries to Head of Costume Production, Associate Teaching Professor Brian Russman, at or 412-268-3648.

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Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate and Carnegie Mellon University is required not to discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders. 

In addition, Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs on the basis of religion, creed, ancestry, belief, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Carnegie Mellon does not discriminate in violation of federal, state, or local laws or executive orders. However, in the judgment of the Carnegie Mellon Human Relations Commission, the Presidential Executive Order directing the Department of Defense to follow a policy of "Don't ask, don't tell, don't pursue" excludes openly gay, lesbian and bisexual students from receiving ROTC scholarships or serving in the military. Nevertheless, all ROTC classes at Carnegie Mellon University are available to all students.

Inquiries concerning application of these statements should be directed to the provost, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, telephone 412-268-6684 or the vice president for enrollment,

Carnegie Mellon University,
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213,
Telephone: 412-268-2056.

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