Full-Time Lecturer in Dance/Ballet specialization, University of Iowa

18 Jan 2015 9:00 AM | Anonymous member

The University of Iowa Department of Dance is seeking candidates for a Lecturer position in Dance Ballet.  Seeking candidates of distinguished artistic achievement  with demonstrable leadership and administrative abilities to teach all levels of ballet technique (beginning to advanced), choreography, pointe, partnering, and ballet pedagogy. Contribute to the delivery of other dance courses given the candidates areas of expertise and departmental needs. Other duties include undergraduate student advising, and attending to departmental and university service assignments which may include sitting on committees and directing the student touring and outreach company.  Candidates who are active in conducting choreographic creative research would be preferred.

Required qualifications: MFA degree (must be complete by August 19, 2015) and substantial professional experience/expertise in ballet techniques, ballet pedagogy in theory and practice, and choreography, as well as one or more of the following: partnering, somatics, world dance forms, jazz dance, or dance technology. Desired qualifications include: university-level teaching experience and demonstrated understanding of and informed perspective on curricular design and administration; professional links to a variety of dance networks and organizations; general IT proficiency.


To apply for this position go to http://jobs.uiowa.edu and refer to requisition #65291.  Supporting materials and contact information for three references can be attached during the online application process. A quality video recording including research documentation is required (submitted separately or in the same link). Review of applications will begin February 15, 2015 and continue until filled.


The Department of Dance and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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