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Adjunct Instructor of Performance (Pool)


Adjunct Faculty

Job Location

Oklahoma City, OK

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The School of Theatre at Oklahoma City University seeks to fill a number of adjunct faculty positions, teaching courses in the undergraduate BA Theatre and Performance and BFA Acting degree programs.


The candidate must have previous experience teaching university-level courses in either acting; movement; directing; applied theatre; and/or voice for the actor. A master’s degree in theatre is highly sought after, with preference given to those who hold degrees in theatre performance or pedagogy.

School of Theatre at Oklahoma City University:

The School of Theatre at OCU is one of the fastest growing theatre departments in the US, having recently tripled its faculty and quintupled its student population to 200 full-time students.  The School offers a BA in Theatre and Performance, plus two BFA degrees, in Acting and Design and Production.  TheatreOCU presents minimum of 4 main stage productions as well as seven Stage II productions, as well as numerous student directed plays and readings.  In addition to 200 theatre majors, the performing arts at Oklahoma City University include the Wanda L. Bass School of Music with 350 students and The Ann Lacy School of Dance and Entertainment with over 200 majors.  Additional information is available through the School of Theatre website at

Adjunct Teaching Responsibilities may include one or more of the following:

  • Conduct classes
  • Evaluate student learning, skills, and abilities; and maintain records of such evaluations
  • Adhere to all policies within the Oklahoma City University Faculty Handbook
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

The work requirements for this position include teaching during daytime and some evening hours depending upon the needs of the department and its students.  All classes are held on the OCU campus.

Number of months per year

Varies by Semester

Additional Required Application Materials

CV or Resume, Letter of Application, List of Professional References

Special Instructions to Applicants

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application will be maintained in this adjunct pool for 12 months. When applying, please attach a list of 3-5 professional references with their contact information. If considered for an adjunct position, official transcripts will be required from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you attended and you will be required to complete the OCU faculty application.

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