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Adjunct Lecturer - THTR 421 (Public Speaking as Performance: A Course for Non-Actors)

School of Dramatic Arts Voice & Movement Los Angeles, California

The USC School of Dramatic Arts invites applications for a part-time adjunct lecturer position in Voice and Movement to teach THTR 421 Public Speaking as Performance:  A Course for Non-Actors, starting August 16, 2017 and ending December 31, 2017.  The class aims to instruct students in the various methods of developing and implementing the skills of public speaking in a variety of contexts.

Applicants should have extensive experience in reaching different populations and instructing them in the art of public speaking.  The successful candidate is a charismatic individual with sensitivity to the academic environment; someone who has demonstrated leadership in his/her career and someone who shares the School's credo and mission. Applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate's qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:           Bachelor's Degree in any Field

Experience:         1 - 2 years teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

Education:           Master’s Degree in any Field

Experience:         3 - 5 years teaching

The USC School of Dramatic Arts, founded in 1945, is recognized internationally as a leader in theatre education. The School offers innovative programs and curricula in acting, direction, playwriting, design, critical studies, stage management, technical directing and applied theatre arts. With a faculty of artists working at the highest level of their profession, the School offers BA, BFA, MA and MFA degrees and an active production program of more than 20 shows annually that utilize four venues on campus.

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC is proudly pluralistic and committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding men and women. USC actively seeks nominations of applications from qualified individuals and from broadest possible community. The School of Dramatic Arts is interested in receiving applications from individuals who enhance the diversity of its work force.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

REQ20045527 Posted Date: 06/02/2017 - Thru date - 7/31/2017

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