Faculty Openings

Adjunct Instructor of Theatre
Application deadline: Friday, August 7, 2015

Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for a part-time adjunct instructor of Theater to teach two theatre courses per semester beginning August 2015.

Position Description
The Theatre Arts instructor in the Department of Communication has the primary responsibility for leading Quincy University’s theatre program. Under the direction of the Chairman of Fine Arts, the primary assignment will be to teach classes in: Intro to Theatre, Survey of Drama Performance, Acting, Directing and Production of Children’s Theatre over a two year / 4 semester rotation. The Theatre Arts instructor also serves as the faculty advisor to the student theater club, Brother Sun / Sister Moon and should be available to direct three university productions during the course of the academic year, one of which is a musical. (Extra stipend provided per production).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide instruction in a variety of theatre classes
  • Teach assigned courses in a manner consistent with the department’s standards and with the contents cited in the approved course outlines; and provide a safe and positive classroom environment conducive to effective learning
  • Participate in course and curriculum design and development, support student advisement, and actively support QU’s assessment program
  • Participate in Communication Department meetings and other production meetings as necessary
  • Perform other duties necessary for the managing of MacHugh Theater, QU’s theater resources (such as costumes and scenery), and involvement of the Quincy community

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in drama/theatre, comparative literature, communication studies, speech, literature or humanities preferred
  • College level teaching experience
  • Personal record of involvement with the theatre arts

Contact / How to Apply:

Send letter of application, C.V. and contact information for three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Avenue
Quincy, IL 62301
or hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Adjunct Instructor of Guitar

Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for a part-time adjunct instructor of Guitar to teach applied guitar lessons and conduct guitar ensembles, performing twice per semester beginning August 2015.

Position Description
The Guitar instructor in the Department of Fine Arts and Communication has the primary responsibility for leading Quincy University’s guitar program. Under the direction of the Chairman of Fine Arts, the primary assignment will be to teach applied guitar lessons to both music majors and beginners and to conduct one or two guitar ensembles, which perform at least twice per semester.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide guitar instruction to both music majors, whose main instrument is guitar, and to beginners.
  • Teach assigned courses in a manner consistent with the department’s standards and with the contents cited in the approved course outlines; and provide a safe and positive classroom environment conducive to effective learning
  • Participate in course and curriculum design and development, support student advisement, and actively support QU’s assessment program
  • Participate in Fine Arts and Communication Department meetings and other production meetings as necessary
  • Perform other duties necessary for the managing of the music program, including recruitment and retention , and involvement of the Quincy community

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in music preferred
  • College level teaching experience
  • Personal record of involvement in music

Contact / How to Apply:

Send letter of application, C.V. and contact information for three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Avenue
Quincy, IL 62301
or hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

Quincy University is seeking an adjunct faculty in mathematics to teach Discrete Math.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in an appropriate area and a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the field taught.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in the appropriate field and college-level teaching experience.

Contact / How to Apply:
Email a letter of application, C.V., and list of references to hr@quincy.edu. Applications will be reviewed for the fall semester 2015 with a start date on August 18th.

EOE