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Pro Tem Instructor Theatre Arts - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Arts/Theater/Museum, Instruction

Department: CAS Theatre Arts
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a current CV, a list of three professional references, and Letter of Application describing your teaching experience and a brief statement about how you will address the department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion with your online application.

Department Summary

The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Oregon serves a variety of students with a wide range of needs and interests. The faculty of this department are committed to a liberal arts approach to theatre education, and to maintaining the highest standards both in academic pursuits and in performance. We deeply believe in the value of theatre as a form of cultural formation and communication as well as a pathway for personal growth.

Position Summary

The Department of Theatre Arts invites applications to our open pool for pro tempore instructors. Qualified candidates will be able to teach a broad range of theatre courses, including beginning acting, movement for actors, script analysis, or dramatic literature. Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds, and will be prepared to teach both theatre arts majors as well as students from varied disciplines. Positions are contingent on funding, typically part-time or temporary assignments with an appointment for up to one year; but with the possibility of renewal for up to three years depending on need, funding, and performance.

Theatre Arts is looking to hire three pro-tems to teach two foundational acting classes (TA 250: Intro to Acting) in Winter and Spring 2024; and a course on Theater History (TA 368: History of Theatre II) in the Winter 2024.

Minimum Requirements

• Master's degree is required by the start of the appointment.
• Teaching experience.

Professional Competencies

• Successful candidates will have professional experience, demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching, and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ph.D. in a related field.
• Three or more years of teaching experience.

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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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