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Position title: Lecturer, Costume Design

Salary range: See Table 15 ( for the salary range for this position. The actual appointment percentage is variable, derived from an estimated full-time (100%) annual salary range of $66,259 - $70,295.
Percent time: Appointment positions are variable in terms of percentage of time.
Anticipated start: January 1, 2024
Position duration: Winter and Spring quarters with the possibility of reappointment dependent upon performance and departmental needs.


Open date: August 30, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Sep 24, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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 teaching position in Costume Design, with the possibility of costume design work for departmental productions. Instruction will be during Winter 2024 and Spring 2024, 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:

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.

Costume design experience for dance is a plus.


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.

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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 Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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