Part-Time Faculty: DRA 126 Intro to Acting II - Majors (Spring
$1,400 - $1,700 per credit hour
Spring Semester 2024
Tu 9:30AM-10:50AM | MoWe 10:00AM-11:20AM | Archbold Theater 240 |
01/16/2024 – 04/23/2024
Office hours are required.
Unionized Position Code
The Department of Drama within the College of Visual and Performing
Arts seeks a part-time instructor to teach DRA 126 Introduction to
Acting II Majors, a three-credit hour course, in the Spring
Part-time instructor needed to co-teach course which serves as one
part of First Year Introduction to Acting curriculum. The course
unit (Movement) provides a setting for all First Year Performance
Area students to develop physical conditioning, learn physical
vocabularies and techniques, and collaborate in an ensemble setting
to generate original work.
About The College of Visual and Performing Arts
The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is
committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and
inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design,
scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for
self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on
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distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced or terminal degree (or
equivalent professional experience) desirable.
Job Specific Qualifications
Practicing theater artist. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness.
Expertise in Movement/ Physical Acting modalities, theater games,
and in guiding ensemble-generated original work.
Teach studio class three times per week for 80 minutes.
- Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
- Preparation of lectures, projects or other student
- Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
- Presenting instruction based on the competencies and
performance levels of the course.
- Meeting all designated class periods.
- If you are unable to meet your class due to illness or
emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the
class or to obtain a substitute.
- You must also notify the department chair of your absence and
of your plan to cover the class.
- Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final
grades according to University regulations.
- Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
- Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
- Building a positive rapport with students and other
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume/ curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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