Adjunct Faculty - Theatre

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7116289 (Ref.No. 23N332236)
Posted: November 17, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Performing Arts at Rider University seeks adjunct instructors of theatre for the spring semester beginning January 23, 2023. These positions are to teach Acting IV and Speech & Dialects for the Actor.

Position Requirements

  • BA, BFA, or MFA in Acting
  • Demonstrated advanced training in speech and dialects

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Past experience teaching at an institution of higher education
  • Professional acting experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents to be included with online application:
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement outlining a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom including evidence of working with and teaching diverse students.
  • Link to an online portfolio of creative work (or list of links)

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.