Lecturer: Dance Theory and Interdisciplinary Studies San Diego State University

05 Jul 2015 7:01 PM | Anonymous member

Deadline

Open until filled

Date Posted

June 17, 2015

Type

Non tenure track

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Employment Type

Full-time

POSITION DESCRIPTION  AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The School of Music and Dance is seeking a lecturer in Dance Theory and Interdisciplinary Studies. The po- sition is anticipated to be full-time based upon candidates skills beginning August 19, 2015 with an option for renewal. The position is for a practitioner researcher in dance. The position requires the candidate to teach dance classes such as 20th Century Dance History, Introduction to Dance, Dance & World Cultures, Aesthet- ics & Criticism, Dance Pedagogy, and Ballet and/or Contemporary Modern Dance Technique. The candidate will be encouraged to contribute to collaborative relationships across the School of Music and Dance, culti- vate and maintain active connections with the local dance community, and participate in the recruitment and retention of outstanding students. Active involvement in professional growth beyond the university is en- couraged. Participation in faculty governance is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Earned Master in Fine Arts Dance required. A Ph.D. in Dance is preferred. The successful candidate will posses teaching and performance abilities at the highest artistic level. A demonstrated capacity as a dance in- structor at the university or professional level is required. The candidate should possess superior administra- tive and organizational skills and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff. The successful candidate should demonstrate a track record of dance theory curriculum development at the university level along with the ability to determine program effectiveness through student assessment.

THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DANCE

The School of Music and Dance offers music degrees for undergraduates and graduates in music (BA, BM, MA, MM, Advanced Artist Diploma) and dance (BA, BFA.) The School enrolls over 325 majors and serves thousands of general students each academic year through its general education courses, performing ensem- ble opportunities and public performances. 16 full-time, 15 part-time, and approximately 30 studio instructors deliver comprehensive professional curricula. The School of Music and Dance is part of the College of Pro- fessional Studies and Fine Arts. Website: www.musicdance.sdsu.edu

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming envi- ronment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented

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