Adjunct Faculty - Performing Arts, Theatre

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7200583 (Ref.No. 24D332236)
Posted: December 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

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

The Department of Performing Arts at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor of Theatre to deliver the online, asynchronous course: American Theatre History for the SPRING 2024 semester beginning January 22, 2024, and ending on April 26, 2024.

Position Requirements

Applicants must hold an advanced or terminal degree in Theater, Theatre History or closely related field, demonstrated depth of knowledge of the American Theatre and the history which shaped and continues to shape it. Commitment to fully integrating diverse perspectives and content which best represents the great diversity of American society and an ever-diversifying field.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to expanding inclusivity, diversity, equity and access in the American Theatre and in higher education are highly desired.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Terminal Degree in Theatre and/or Theatre History, a minimum three years’ experience teaching in Higher Education setting.

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 is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

Special Instructions to Applicants

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