Instructor of Dance Lawrence University

24 Oct 2014 11:35 AM | Anonymous member

Instructor of Dance
Beginning September 1, 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES: Introduce a high quality of dance instruction to one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. Inspire students both in the dance studio and in the classroom. Collaborate with faculty across the Conservatory of Music and the College. This is a unique opportunity to help create and implement an innovative dance program in an environment ripe for artistic expression and scholarly exploration. The full-time load will be made up from a combination of performance courses and classroom based courses.

QUALIFICATIONS:Demonstrated excellence in dance teaching. Must be able to bring our students to a high level of artistic mastery in a nurturing environment that embraces the notion of the undergraduate dance studio as classroom, laboratory, and creative space. A forward-thinking leader who can work with our students to push them beyond their creative comfort zones. A creative collaborator who is excited by the prospect of working across disciplines. Appropriate terminal degree or equivalent experience required. A record of successful collegiate teaching experience preferred. Although this is a Conservatory position, an understanding and strong support of the ideals and goals of a broad liberal arts education is a must.

APPLICATIONS: Should include a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, links to videos of recent live performances or directed productions, academic transcripts, and contact information for three references.
Consideration of candidates will begin November 28, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and the diversity of viewpoints and approaches that the faculty represents.

Interested applicants should apply online and submit all requested materials in digital form at https://lawrencecareers.silkroad.com. Questions should be addressed to Brian Pertl, Dean, Lawrence Conservatory of Music, search_dance@lawrence.edu

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