Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Theatre (THTR 335) Play Analysis: International Drama

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7254593 (Ref.No. 5318068)
Posted: June 12, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Jun 10, 2024
Deadline: Jun 24, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Position description for Theatre 335 Play Analysis: International Drama

Saint Mary's seeks an innovative instructor to teach Theatre 335 in Fall 2024.

Tuesdays, 3:20 - 5:00pm

This course will be taught on the Moraga campus, in person.

Course description:

Discussion and analysis of works of dramatic literature. A global perspective, showcasing playwrights working in diverse styles, eras and genres, helps students discover the richness and complexity of theatrical traditions from the ancient world to the present.

Required Qualifications: An advanced degree in theatre theory, playwriting, or dramaturgy (or commensurate professional experience) , and substantial (3 years or more) professional theatre experience.

We additionally require at least 3 years of experience working with undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have experience in a culturally diverse classroom setting, the ability to create a student-centered, interactive and collaborative learning environment, and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

Candidates must reside in California.

Salary: $4,965 - $6,872 depending on qualifications

The salary range for this position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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