Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Theatre and Dance
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Acting -Improv
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic University in Silicon Valley, seeks a quarterly adjunct lecturer to teach THTR 7 - Improv. The successful candidate will teach one section in Spring quarter 2017.
Salary: $6,500 per course
MFA in Theatre preferred or MA with commensurate professional experience. Previous experience teaching at the university level required or commensurate experience. Commitment to teaching theatre within a liberal arts context.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:1. Teach one course in Spring 2017. Class our is MWF 10:30 11:35 am Tuesday/Thursday, April 3 through June 9, with a final exam in the week following the last day of class.
2. Work from approved syllabi (Arts core curriculum requirement), conduct all assigned class meetings and exams.
3. Hold weekly office hours on campus.
4. Assign grades and submit to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline.
5. Administer numeric and narrative evaluations to each class as assigned by the chair.
6. Fulfill other instructional or academic duties such as attending faculty meetings or department special events, as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.THTR 7 Improv is designed for majors and non-majors. Improv seeks to expand the participants capability for spontaneity, flexibility of thought, creativity, communication and teamwork through the use of theatre games and specifically structured improvisation exercises. No previous acting experience is necessary for this course. Topics such as the impact of status on relationships, non-verbal communications, staying positive, building on ideas offered by others, and developing narratives are explored throughout this class.
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Close Date: 3/1/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit: 1. Letter of Interest, 2. CV, 3. Contact information for two references.Please contact David Popalisky [email@example.com], Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, with any questions.
Course Description:THTR 7 Improv is designed for majors and non-majors. Improv seeks to expand the participants capability for spontaneity, flexibility of thought, creativity, communication and teamwork through the use of theatre games and specifically structured improvisation exercises. No previous acting experience is necessary for this course. Topics such as the impact of status on relationships, non-verbal communications, staying positive, building on ideas offered by others, and developing narratives are explored throughout this class (4 units).
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About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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