Adjunct Faculty - Performing Arts

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7217727 (Ref.No. 24F332236)
Posted: February 14, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Performing Arts at Rider University seeks adjunct instructors of theatre for the fall semester beginning Sept. 4, 2024. Courses needed for the spring 2025 semester will also be included in this search. These positions are to teach courses in voice/speech for the actor, professional development for actors with focus on NYC, introduction to acting, scene study, and Shakespeare acting.

Position Requirements

  • BA, BFA, or MFA in Acting
  • Demonstrated advanced training in vocal work for acting

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Past experience teaching at an institution of higher education
  • Professional acting and/or vocal coaching 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 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.