Adjunct Faculty, Theatre

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Denver, Colorado (US)

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Job Details

The Department of Theatre is a dynamic department dedicated to comprehensive undergraduate theatre training via a program of study (BA in Theatre) defined by its commitment to breadth of understanding, hands-on experience, and demonstrated excellence in Acting, Directing, Design, Playwriting, Dramaturgy, History, Literature, and Management.

Position Summary

The Department of Theatre invites applications for an adjunct faculty to teach THEA 1810 Page to Stage to undergraduate majors in our department. This intro course explores the process playwrights, directors, actors, and designers use in creating a theatrical production. Individual sections may focus on single areas only.

Essential Functions

The University operates on a quarter system (10 weeks of classes and the final week). We are offering two, 4-credit hour courses that will be taught on campus in the Fall Quarter 2022 at the University of Denver. Fall classes begin September 10, 2022 and end November 18, 2022.  Job requirements include teaching twice a week, holding office hours, assigning papers and exams as appropriate, and being available to assist students with assignments.

*A final will be scheduled by the Registrar’s office to occur between November 19-22.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Background and expertise in Theatre.

Required Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience (e.g. as a Teaching assistant with classroom discussion sections and grading responsibilities as part of a Master's or Doctoral program) and clear promise of ability to teach at the college level.
  • Experience or willingness to learn course management software for teaching online or conventional classes (e.g. Blackboard, Canvas, or similar), especially features including assignment submission, discussion boards, quizzes, announcements, files, and the gradebook.
  • Availability to teach classes “face-to-face” in physical classrooms at the University of Denver. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree, PhD or ABD in theatre or relevant field.

Work Schedule

Varies.

Course Rate

The rate for this course will be $4,360.  
 

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.



Benefits
The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled, Adjunct applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the Academic year.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.


Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter describing teaching interests and other qualifications
  3. Teaching Philosophy 

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.



All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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