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  • 14 Oct 2014 9:16 PM | Anonymous member

    The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University invites applications for a Department Chair, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor beginning July 2015.  The Chair will provide energetic and visionary leadership, promote quality undergraduate teaching, encourage and support faculty scholarship, oversee and support a vigorous, nationally accredited co-curricular production program, foster strong links to the university community and community-at-large and actively seek the resources necessary to continue expanding the department. The new chair is expected to maintain productive scholarship and teach one class per semester, administer and manage the academic unit and lead in departmental personnel matters.

     

    The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in an appropriate field, arts and educational administration experience, extensive knowledge of both theatre and dance disciplines, record of professional creative activity and/or scholarship, excellent communication and management skills. Experience with grant writing and diversity issues is preferred.

     

    The Department of Theatre and Dance provides liberal arts educations with BA degrees in Dance Studies and Theatre Arts. The department offers Theatre concentrations in Performance, Design /Technology, and Theatre Education as well as minors in theatre or dance. Central to the departments mission is a dynamic co-curricular production program that provides exemplary theatre and dance experiences to students, the university community and the region. The department strongly supports the university's liberal arts environment through a balanced and integrated emphasis on teaching, creative activity, scholarship, and service. The department employs more than 39 faculty and staff, including 22 full time faculty.

     

    Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Department of Theatre and Dance can be found at: www.theatre.appstate.edu.

     

    Complete applications include: letter of interest, statement of leadership philosophy, evidence of successful teaching and creative or scholarly work, CV, and complete contact information for three references. Applications must be submitted as one PDF file named using the following format:

    Lastnamefirstname_chairapp.pdf. Send applications to tdchairsearch@appstate.edu with the subject line last name Chair Search. The initial review of complete applications will begin November 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to Derek Gagnier, Search Committee Chair, at gagnierdp@appstate.edu or at 828.262-6854.

     

    Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

     

    Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Derek Gagnier, Search Committee Chair.  Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.  Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000852970-01#sthash.c14AjnE6.dpuf

     

  • 14 Oct 2014 9:11 PM | Anonymous member

    Deadline December 04, 2014

     

    The Department of Theatre and Dance at Wake Forest University invites applications for the Teaching Fellow in Dance. This non-tenure track position has an initial one year appointment with possible renewal for a total of three years. Start date August 2015.

     

    Qualification:

    MFA or PhD required. Dance scholarship, previous university teaching, choreography experience a must.

     

    Responsibilities

    The ability to teach the following:

    Modern and/or Jazz dance technique, History of Dance and First Year Seminar;

    Expertise in one of the following areas:

    Dance Education, Dance and Technology, Pilates, Somatics, World Arts forms, Tap dance and non-western dance forms;

    Choreograph for the Dance concerts and assist in dance concert productions;

    Play an active role in recruitment and retention of students, work collaboratively with other faculty on curricular development and administrative/organizational issues;

    Share undergraduate academic advising responsibilities;

    Serve on Departmental Committees;

    Candidates should also possess strong organizational skills.

     

    Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Please submit the following required Documentation through the online application system at http://bit.ly/PostGradDance:

    A letter of application stating qualifications for the position as described

    Curriculum vitae

    Three letters of recommendation on official letterhead

    A statement of your teaching philosophy and artistic-research interests

    Please note that the system will only allow 5 documents to be uploaded. Please combine your documents as necessary.

     

  • 14 Oct 2014 9:08 PM | Anonymous member

    Denison University (Granville, OH) Department of Dance seeks a full-time, three-year replacement position in a small but vibrant department that balances Eurocentric and Africanist values, movement practices, and dance studies. We are most keen on hiring someone with writing expertise, and for whom contributing to the teaching of writing in the discipline will be a priority. The successful candidate will be able to teach all levels of modern/postmodern movement technique, and any three of the following: Composition, Cultural Studies (a topics course on some aspect of dance history), Movement Analysis (Laban-based), and Somatics (Body-Mind Centering, Feldenkrais, Ideokinesis, etc. preferred). Preference will be given to candidates who are certified in either movement analysis or somatics. The department also offers a Seminar in Production and Performance courses; these are very welcome additions to the candidate’s teaching expertise. PhD/PhD(abd) or MFA is required; PhD is preferred.

     

    Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2014. Position open until filled. Position start date: August 2015; end date: June 2018. Candidates must apply online by uploading all required materials to https://employment.denison.edu. Applications not uploaded through this site will not be accepted.

     

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000852044-01#sthash.uKCcHmfb.dpuf

     

  • 14 Oct 2014 2:57 PM | Anonymous member

    ASST. PROFESSOR of DANCE / Sonoma State University  / FullTime / TenureTrack

    START DATE:  Mid-August 2015

    DEADLINE TO APPLY:  November 17th, 2014.

    REFERENCE:  Job 103832 on all correspondence and inquiries.

    DUTIES OF THE POSITION

    The Department of Theatre Arts & Dance is seeking a dance educator and artist with expertise and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching contemporary/modern dance at all levels. Ability to teach one or more of the following courses is also expected: Choreography I, II, and III; Dance Ensemble (setting work on student dancers or overseeing student choreographed productions); Foundations (somatic approach to movement or voice for dancers and actors); experiential courses in Anatomy, Dance Styles: Ballet; Hip Hop; Jazz; Tap or Contact. Improvisation; Dance for Children; academic courses in Dance History; Dances of the World; Performance Criticism; Arts & Humanities Freshmen Learning Community; Arts & Humanities Sophomore Year Research and Creative Experience. Additional responsibilities include: advising prospective and current dance majors and minors; recruiting new students; scholarship, research or creative work.

    In addition to teaching and scholarship, faculty are expected to engage in academic advising, to assist the department with program assessment, administrative and/or committee work, and to serve on campus-wide committees. Sonoma State is committed to the Teacher/Scholar model and places an emphasis on faculty support of undergraduate research. Faculty are also encouraged to participate in Freshman and Sophomore year programs when available in their schools.

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    To be recommended for appointment, the candidate must have:

    MFA or related terminal degree required and at least two years teaching experience at the college or university level, or the professional equivalent. Preference will be given to a candidate who has demonstrated dance artistry integrated with technical skills; has abilities to inspire students with recreational to professional aims for dancing; and who collaborates effectively with colleagues and other disciplines (such as acting, music, drama and technical theatre). Careful consideration will be given to candidates who possess a certification in a somatic modality. The successful candidate will be an accomplished teacher, performer, and choreographer and should have experience creating dance work for undergraduate students.

    The successful candidate must possess a collaborative approach to the creative process and have strong organizational, recruitment, and advising skills. The successful candidate must have experience mentoring

    and guiding students in their own creative process, and be willing to engage in diverse ideas surrounding the practice of art and dance making.

    We are most interested in candidates who 1) have drive, vision, and the capacity to communicate and inspire 2) press the boundaries of the known and take artistic risks 3) share a commitment to and passion for dance

    as a vital necessity of life and 4) embrace the tradition of public education and can offer the department a creative and energizing approach to teaching students with varied levels of skill, diverse interests and goals.

    The successful candidate will be a superb teacher and dance artist, with the ability to work with a collegial spirit in a small department where collaboration and cooperation are valued.

    To be recommended for tenure, the candidate must demonstrate satisfactory performance in four areas: teaching effectiveness; scholarship, research, creative achievement and professional development; service to the University; and public service and service to the community. Although tenure may be granted at any time, contract provisions specify that "the normal period of probation shall be a total of six (6) years of full-time probationary service and credited service, if any. Any deviation from the normal six (6) year probationary period shall be the decision of the President Revised 7/2014 Faculty Affairs in the Office of the Provost following his/her consideration of recommendations from the department or equivalent unit and appropriate administrator(s).” Tenure is required for promotion above the level of Associate Professor.

    RANK AND SALARY

    The salary range is approximately $60,000 to $62,000.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Do not send materials to facultysearch@sonoma.edu. To apply for this position, go to www.sonoma.edu/jobs and select Job Opportunities. If you are not currently employed at Sonoma State University, select the External Applicants box. You will be redirected to a list of all available jobs at Sonoma State University. Find and select the faculty position you are applying for to view the description and select Apply Now. If you have not applied for a job at Sonoma State University previously you will be asked to Register Now in order to proceed. After submitting the application letter and curriculum vitae, please proceed to My Career Tools to attach the additional required documents. Your statement of research interests may be a statement of scholarship and/or creative activity if appropriate to your discipline. Once you have submitted all materials, a confirmation email will be automatically sent to you. If you encounter difficulties during the application process, please email facultysearch@sonoma.edu.

    Please submit:

    Required

    • Application letter
    • Curriculum vitae

    Additional Required Documents

    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Teaching Philosophy
    • Student Evaluations
    • Contact Information for 3 References

    A DVD or 2 online video clips (YouTube or Vimeo) of the candidate’s teaching, performance and/or choreography will be required of the selected semifinalists. Letters of Recommendation will be requested from finalists only. Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.

    Sonoma State University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and

    eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE

    The deadline to apply to this position is by Monday, November 17th, 2014.

    QUESTIONS concerning this position may be directed to:

    Kristen Daley, Search Committee Chair

    Email: kristen.daley@sonoma.edu

    Phone: (707) 664-3907

    THE UNIVERSITY

    Sonoma State University is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Located in the Sonoma County wine country, 48 miles north of San Francisco, the University has an enrollment of approximately 9,000 students. As of spring 2013, the University had 497 faculty with 47% tenure-track. The University is comprised of six schools: Arts and Humanities, Business and Economics, Education, Extended and International Education, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology. Degrees are offered in 45 majors at the bachelor's level and 16 at the master's level. Sonoma State University occupies 274 acres in the beautiful wine country of Sonoma County, in Northern California. Located at the foot of the Sonoma hills, the campus is just an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 40 minutes away from the Pacific Ocean.

    THE DEPARTMENT

    The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance offers valuable and rewarding opportunities for serious, motivated students to develop their  imaginations, intellects, knowledge base, craft and artistry in a stimulating and congenial environment at a campus located in a beautiful and culturally rich area. We aim to develop artists and educators who are vitally engaged with each other and the world through the performing arts. The  Department offers a B.A. in Theatre Arts with concentrations in acting, dance, theatre studies and technical theatre. There are currently 80 majors in the department, with approximately 30-35 dance emphasis students. Facilities include a state of the art 450-seat theatre, black box, 2 small performance venues, classrooms, and 2 dance studios. The dance program is a rapidly growing program committed to offering contemporary approaches to dance with special attention to the integration of mind, body and spirit. We aim to cultivate dance as an art form, accessible to all ages, genders, and social status, founded in the joy and exhilaration of movement. Our goals are to develop the dance artist as creator as well as interpreter of meaningful contemporary work. Our dance curriculum includes introductory classes targeted for the college age student, including 3 levels of contemporary/modern dance, 2 levels of ballet, dance for children, dances of the world, and dance styles of contact improvisation, hip hop, jazz, and tap. For committed dance students, the junior and senior year includes an intensive dance block (with somatic based approaches applied to humanize dance technique training, anatomy alignment), dance history, 3 levels of choreography, and ample opportunities to perform.

    The dance program has a strong dance residency and guest artist program, bringing local and national dance artists to campus to teach and create work. We have two dance studios with sprung hardwood floors, one large dance studio and one smaller rehearsal and studio space.

    Prospective applicants are encouraged to peruse the Department’s web  page at: http://www.sonoma.edu/theatreanddance/

  • 10 Oct 2014 3:12 PM | Anonymous member

    Position #5085: Assistant Professor of Dance, Dance Education Program Coordinator, tenure track, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    Appointment beginning July 2015
    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    Qualifications: Terminal degree in Dance, Dance Education, or Arts Education with significant experience teaching dance in K-12 schools and teacher certification in North Carolina or the ability to become certified. Experience designing and implementing professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers and teaching lecture/seminar and clinical courses at the university level desired.

    Additional Experience: The successful candidate will teach one or more of the following: improvisation, choreography, concert dance technique, traditional dance forms, Music for Dancers, and/or Anatomy for Dancers. They will be familiar with state standards in K-12 Dance, lesson plan design, and national initiatives in education. Certification in Laban Movement Analysis (CMA) or somatic practices a plus.

    Primary Responsibilities: The individual will continue to develop a distinguished research record and teaching agenda and be an active participant in the multiple service responsibilities of a busy faculty. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and impending graduate methods classes in dance education, other dance courses, and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students in field experiences. While many research agendas are possible in this position, scholarship of teaching and learning, especially action-based research, might be especially productive.

    Setting: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. UNC Charlotte offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 25,000 culturally diverse students.

    Department: The Department has a full-time faculty of 9 and hires many part-time guest artists and accompanists. There are approximately 100 Dance majors and 40 minors. The program offers a B.A. in Dance with a concentration in Performance, Choreography and Theory, a concentration in Dance Education, and a minor in Dance. The Department maintains relationships with local and regional professional companies including Charlotte Ballet. Facilities include a 340-seat theatre, 2 dance studios, and a dance lab equipped for performances.

    Review of applications: begins December 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants should apply electronically at https://uncc.edu, job number 5085. Only electronically submitted applications will be reviewed. Applications should include current vita, cover letter addressing the position, and teaching philosophy. Applicants should also submit official transcript of highest degree and three original reference letters that address the position. Send letters to: E.E. Balcos, Chair of Assistant Professor Search, Department of Dance, University of North Carolina – Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-001. For more information please access: http://dance.uncc.edu.

    AA/EOE: UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. The Department of Dance actively seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented faculty and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

  • 09 Oct 2014 12:13 PM | Anonymous member

    Director of the Conservatory of Dance, School of the Arts The School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Conservatory of Dance beginning July 1, 2015. Applicants to this position should possess significant leadership experience within a professional dance conservatory/school setting, preferably including both undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, candidates are expected to be accomplished dancers, choreographers, dance scholars, or dance professionals with substantial higher ed teaching experience, enough to qualify for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at Purchase College. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience, and includes a location stipend and full benefits package.

    Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, having interests and experience that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broader approaches to dance practice and human knowledge. Successful candidates will demonstrate their commitment to student learning, success, and liberal education.

    Responsibilities include oversight of 9 full-time and approximately 20 part-time faculty members providing training for around 140 undergraduate students. Curricular oversight is paramount, with the required budgetary, logistical, programmatic, and organizational understanding to deliver an internationally recognized professional program. The Director also serves as the Artistic Director of the Purchase Dance Company, whose members come from the student body of the Conservatory.

    Other duties will include interacting with the Performing Arts Center and Neuberger Museum of Art, representing the dance discipline within the College and the community, as well as working closely with the Dean to maintain and cultivate new external relationships as they relate to dance, including supporters, donors, friends, and patrons.

    Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to "Think Wide Open." At Purchase College, the arts play a special role liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus. Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A terminal degree (MFA, PhD, etc.) in an academic or studio discipline related to dance, or commensurate professional experience, is required. Evidence of effective leadership and increasing levels of responsibility in a professional program in dance including demonstrable curricular, budgetary, and external relationship management experience, as well as strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills is required. Experience teaching at the college level, demonstrated by at least six years of professional dance teaching experience, full-time, at a commensurate rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, is also desired. Experience with graduate professional programs in dance preferred. Minority candidates are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to apply. Applicants must attach the following to the online employment application:

    1) Cover letter (maximum one-page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications.

    2) Comprehensive CV specifying leadership achievements (please do not submit original materials). Candidates may send links to websites with media detailing creative work within the text of their CV, but this is not required.

    3) Names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of FIVE references, who can speak to your leadership, professional, or teaching experience.

    4) Two statements: the first is a writing sample of your choosing (scholarly work, opinion, proposal, etc.); the second is a statement of your philosophy about higher education in the arts.

    To apply, please visit the following website: https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application first. Phone calls, hard copy, or e-mail submissions of application materials will NOT be accepted.

    Purchase College, SUNY is an AA/EEO employer of individuals with disabilities as well as protected veterans.

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000851992-01#sthash.KNp6pUMY.dpuf

     

  • 09 Oct 2014 12:11 PM | Anonymous member

    FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


    DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE ARTS & DANCE


    Full-Time (Tenure-Track)
    Assistant Professor
    Starting Mid-August 2015


    Refer to 103832 on all correspondence and inquiries regarding this position.

    THE UNIVERSITY

    Sonoma State University is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Located in the
    Sonoma County wine country, 48 miles north of San Francisco, the University has an enrollment of
    approximately 9,000 students. As of spring 2013, the University had 497 faculty with 47% tenure-track.
    The University is comprised of six schools: Arts and Humanities, Business and Economics, Education,
    Extended and International Education, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology. Degrees are offered in
    45 majors at the bachelor's level and 16 at the master's level. Sonoma State University occupies 274 acres in
    the beautiful wine country of Sonoma County, in Northern California. Located at the foot of the Sonoma
    hills, the campus is just an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 40 minutes away from the Pacific Ocean.

    THE DEPARTMENT

    The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance offers valuable and rewarding opportunities for serious,
    motivated students to develop their imaginations, intellects, knowledge base, craft and artistry in a
    stimulating and congenial environment at a campus located in a beautiful and culturally rich area. We aim to
    develop artists and educators who are vitally engaged with each other and the world through the performing
    arts. The Department offers a B.A. in Theatre Arts with concentrations in acting, dance, theatre studies and
    technical theatre. There are currently 80 majors in the department, with approximately 30-35 dance
    emphasis students. Facilities include a state of the art 450-seat theatre, black box, 2 small performance
    venues, classrooms, and 2 dance studios.

    The dance program is a rapidly growing program committed to offering contemporary approaches to dance
    with special attention to the integration of mind, body and spirit. We aim to cultivate dance as an art form,
    accessible to all ages, genders, and social status, founded in the joy and exhilaration of movement. Our goals
    are to develop the dance artist as creator as well as interpreter of meaningful contemporary work. Our dance
    curriculum includes introductory classes targeted for the college age student, including 3 levels of
    contemporary/modern dance, 2 levels of ballet, dance for children, dances of the world, and dance styles of
    contact improvisation, hip hop, jazz, and tap. For committed dance students, the junior and senior year
    includes an intensive dance block (with somatic based approaches applied to humanize dance technique
    training, anatomy alignment), dance history, 3 levels of choreography, and ample opportunities to perform.
    The dance program has a strong dance residency and guest artist program, bringing local and national dance
    artists to campus to teach and create work. We have two dance studios with sprung hardwood floors, one
    large dance studio and one smaller rehearsal and studio space.

    Prospective applicants are encouraged to peruse the Department’s web page at:

    http://www.sonoma.edu/theatreanddance/.


    DUTIES OF THE POSITION

    The Department of Theatre Arts & Dance is seeking a dance educator and artist with expertise and
    demonstrated effectiveness in teaching contemporary/modern dance at all levels. Ability to teach one or
    more of the following courses is also expected: Choreography I, II, and III; Dance Ensemble (setting work
    on student dancers or overseeing student choreographed productions); Foundations (somatic approach to
    movement or voice for dancers and actors); experiential courses in Anatomy, Dance Styles: Ballet; Hip Hop;
    Jazz; Tap or Contact Improvisation; Dance for Children; academic courses in Dance History; Dances of the
    World; Performance Criticism; Arts & Humanities Freshmen Learning Community; Arts & Humanities
    Sophomore Year Research and Creative Experience. Additional responsibilities include: advising
    prospective and current dance majors and minors; recruiting new students; scholarship, research or creative
    work.

    In addition to teaching and scholarship, faculty are expected to engage in academic advising, to
    assist the department with program assessment, administrative and/or committee work, and to serve
    on campus-wide committees. Sonoma State is committed to the Teacher/Scholar model and places
    an emphasis on faculty support of undergraduate research. Faculty are also encouraged to
    participate in Freshman and Sophomore year programs when available in their schools.

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    To be recommended for appointment, the candidate must have:

    MFA or related terminal degree required and at least two years teaching experience at the college or
    university level, or the professional equivalent. Preference will be given to a candidate who has
    demonstrated dance artistry integrated with technical skills; has abilities to inspire students with recreational
    to professional aims for dancing; and who collaborates effectively with colleagues and other disciplines
    (such as acting, music, drama and technical theatre). Careful consideration will be given to candidates who
    possess a certification in a somatic modality. The successful candidate will be an accomplished teacher,
    performer, and choreographer and should have experience creating dance work for undergraduate students.
    The successful candidate must possess a collaborative approach to the creative process and have strong
    organizational, recruitment, and advising skills. The successful candidate must have experience mentoring
    and guiding students in their own creative process, and be willing to engage in diverse ideas surrounding the
    practice of art and dance making.

    We are most interested in candidates who 1) have drive, vision, and the capacity to communicate and inspire
    2) press the boundaries of the known and take artistic risks 3) share a commitment to and passion for dance
    as a vital necessity of life and 4) embrace the tradition of public education and can offer the department a
    creative and energizing approach to teaching students with varied levels of skill, diverse interests and goals.
    The successful candidate will be a superb teacher and dance artist, with the ability to work with a collegial
    spirit in a small department where collaboration and cooperation are valued.

    To be recommended for tenure, the candidate must demonstrate satisfactory performance in four
    areas: teaching effectiveness; scholarship, research, creative achievement and professional
    development; service to the University; and public service and service to the community. Although
    tenure may be granted at any time, contract provisions specify that "the normal period of probation
    shall be a total of six (6) years of full-time probationary service and credited service, if any. Any
    deviation from the normal six (6) year probationary period shall be the decision of the President
    following his/her consideration of recommendations from the department or equivalent unit and
    appropriate administrator(s).” Tenure is required for promotion above the level of Associate

    Professor.

    RANK AND SALARY

    The salary range is approximately $60,000 to $62,000.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Do not send materials to facultysearch@sonoma.edu. To apply for this position, go to
    www.sonoma.edu/jobs and select Job Opportunities. If you are not currently employed at Sonoma
    State University, select the External Applicants box. You will be redirected to a list of all available
    jobs at Sonoma State University. Find and select the faculty position you are applying for to view
    the description and select Apply Now. If you have not applied for a job at Sonoma State University
    previously you will be asked to Register Now in order to proceed. After submitting the application
    letter and curriculum vitae, please proceed to My Career Tools to attach the additional required
    documents. Your statement of research interests may be a statement of scholarship and/or creative
    activity if appropriate to your discipline. Once you have submitted all materials, a confirmation
    email will be automatically sent to you. If you encounter difficulties during the application process,
    please email facultysearch@sonoma.edu.

    Please submit:

    Required

    .
    Application letter
    .
    Curriculum vitae


    Additional Required Documents

    .
    Statement of Research Interests
    .
    Teaching Philosophy
    .
    Student Evaluations
    .
    Contact Information for 3 References


    A DVD or 2 online video clips (YouTube or Vimeo) of the candidate’s teaching, performance and/or

    choreography will be required of the selected semifinalists.

    Letters of Recommendation will be requested from finalists only.

    Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.

    Sonoma State University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers
    of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and
    eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE

    The deadline to apply to this position is by Monday, November 17th, 2014.


    Questions concerning this position may be directed to:

    *** Kristen Daley, Search Committee Chair
    *** Email: kristen.daley@sonoma.edu
    *** Phone: (707) 664-3907


    Questions concerning the application process may be directed to: facultysearch@sonoma.edu.

    103832 PLEASE REFER TO THIS NUMBER ON ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INQUIRIES
    REGARDING THIS POSITION.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    The university is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for
    employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender
    identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital
    status, or protected veteran status.

    MANDATED REPORTING REQUIREMENT

    This position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting

    Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition
    of employment.

    CAMPUS SAFETY REPORTS

    Jeanne Clery Act –
    Annual Security Report

    Sonoma State University's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning
    reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by
    Sonoma State University and on the public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from
    the campus.

    The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol/drug use, crime
    prevention, reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. You can download a copy of this report by
    accessing the Police and Parking Services web site: Jeanne Clery Act -Annual Security Report, or receive a
    copy by contacting Police and Parking Services at (707) 664-2143.

    Campus Housing Fire Safety Report

    Sonoma State University’s Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report, in compliance with The Campus
    Fire Safety Right-to-Know Act, contains information about fire statistics, fire safety systems, and safety
    practices and standards for campus housing. The Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at the
    Housing Services website or you can contact Housing Services at (707) 664-2541 to receive printed
    information or additional information.



    SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

    Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
    1801 East Cotati Avenue
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609

  • 09 Oct 2014 12:11 PM | Anonymous member

    FULL PROFESSOR OF DANCE, HEAD OF PROGRAM


    Texas Tech University's Department of Theatre & Dance invites artist-educators to apply for a
    position as a tenure-able, Full Professor of Dance and Head of the Dance Program. The successful
    candidate will begin service in this position at the beginning of the fall semester, 2015.

    Qualifications: MFA or PhD in Dance, or EdD and a minimum of three years experience directing a
    university dance program; experience developing and implementing a dance education curriculum
    preferred; experience with NASD accreditation processes preferred.

    Position Description: The successful candidate will:

    • be an experienced dance educator;
    • develop a BA in dance education to be fully implemented by the 2018-2019 academic year;
    • have university-level teaching experience in dance pedagogy and at least two of the following
    areas: dance history, non-Western dance forms, critical theory, and/or dance technique; experience
    in dance techniques preferred;
    • demonstrate strong teaching ability and record of successful creative endeavors and/or
    research activities;
    • facilitate the administration of the dance program, including but not limited to: scheduling
    courses and instructors, developing and maintaining program outcomes and assessments, engaging
    in peer evaluation of teaching, making hiring recommendations concerning adjunct instructors,
    serving as the representative of the dance program to the campus and community; maintaining the
    dance program's accreditation with NASD, and coordinating all administrative duties of the dance
    program, including student advising and supervision of student organizations and sponsored off-
    campus activities;
    • give strong evidence of the ability and desire to perform service to the department and
    university, work well with colleagues, act as a collaborative departmental citizen, and continue to
    engage in professional performance and/or choreography and/or scholarship.
    Salary: The salary is competitive and dependent upon experience and qualifications.

    The Department of Theatre and Dance provides dance education in a liberal arts setting. We stand
    committed to a lively combination of academic studies with practical production experience. Our
    nineteen faculty members hold degrees from leading programs and are supported by seven
    professional staff members. We serve approximately 180 undergraduate students in both theatre and
    dance and 60 graduate students who pursue the following degrees: BA degrees in dance and theatre
    arts; BFA, MA, and MFA degrees in theatre; and an interdisciplinary PhD in fine arts. We are a
    dynamic faculty with a strong work ethic and a commitment to collaborative work in a collegial and
    mutually supportive environment. Our graduates head arts programs throughout the region and across
    the country and work in professional venues on both coasts as well as in film and television. Texas
    Tech, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts base, has a student body of 33,000. The
    university is an excellent place to learn and teach. Lubbock, the hub of the South Plains, has a
    multicultural population of 250,000.

    Application: For best consideration, application must be received by December 15, 2014.

    As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is
    dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a


    multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute,
    through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic
    community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women,
    veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

    Apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/, Requisition number: 1850BR.

    Application Information

    Contact: Ali Duffy

    Theatre and Dance

    Texas Tech University

    http://www.texastech.edu/careers/

    Online App. Form: http://www.texastech.edu/careers/

  • 03 Oct 2014 3:28 PM | Anonymous member
    • Job Title
      Chair/Program Director - Department of Dance
    • Department
      Department of Dance
    • Department Website http://www.cornish.edu/dance/
    • Institution
      Cornish College of the Arts
      Seattle, WA
     
    • Application Deadline Nov. 7, 2014
    • Position Start Date Based on Negotiations
    •  
     
    Job Categories Department Head/Head/Chair
    Director/Manager

    PURPOSE:
    As our next Program Director in the Department of Dance, you bring a successful track record as an artist and academic leader, a foundation as a progressive educator, and expertise in the global nature of contemporary dance. You are a visionary who is prepared to lead a forward-thinking department in all areas of academic leadership, including curriculum review and program development, as well as contributing to the college as a whole in its recruitment and retention efforts. Your engagement in the broader dance community, in Seattle and beyond, is critical. You bring courageous leadership to Cornish College, bearing the tools and experience necessary for an imminent re-structuring of the Dance Department in harmony with the other performing arts departments: Theater, Music, and Performance Production. You also engage in and mentor faculty through sustained scholarly research and/or creative work. You will possess the tools necessary to expose students to new worlds of dance, helping them engage in negotiating cultural differences – in practice, as well as in theory. Further, you must be able to lead the department in strategic thinking around collaborations and technologies, as languages for social change and innovation across disciplines.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    Accountable to the Provost, you will be responsible for providing strategic, administrative, academic, artistic, and financial leadership, on a daily basis to the Dance Department, including Preparatory Dance and Pre-College Summer Programs. You will act as the public "face" of the department outside of the College. While advocating for your department, you will also work collaboratively with other program directors as a member of the Academic Council and leadership team. You will lead department programs in: production, anatomy/kinesiology, music, dance history, compositional practices and performance, contemporary issues, teaching methods, and diverse dance techniques. You will oversee performances and choreographic opportunities, manage visiting artists, coordinate study abroad options, and facilitate student engagement across departmental lines.

    Serving students and leading a committed team of full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, and dedicated administrative staff, you bring an unquestioned commitment to excellence in the performance arts, teaching, and the development of strategic career skills for our students in the context of a rapidly changing 21st century global economy. With an MFA or equivalent, extensive experience in professional performance and choreography, you bring strong pedagogical practices and master teaching to the department’s curriculum and to your own course, once per year. You are committed to college and community life in general and to the ongoing evolution of this vibrant department and institution. You have strong professional affiliations in the field of dance, performance, arts education, arts administration, and dance science. You have extensive experience in recruitment and student retention. You are also well versed in advancing a department through fundraising and grant writing. You are an effective and collegial communicator. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, having interests and experience that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broader approaches to dance practice and human knowledge. This is a year-round, administrative position with faculty ranking.

    CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
    Cornish College of the Arts is a four-year, accredited college located in Seattle, WA, that offers a Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in art, dance, design, theater, and performance production. The College encourages innovation within the context of rigorous attention to disciplinary expertise and the cultivation of the individual student voice. The Dance Department is housed in historic Kerry Hall located in the lively Capitol Hill neighborhood, a location ideal for Cornish in its strategic position within Seattle’s vibrant arts community.

    FOR APPLICATION
    To be considered for this exciting position, please submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, a one-page teaching philosophy, and four (4) references* that can speak to several aspects of your scholarship, creative practice, and teaching to: Kristen Ramirez, Manager of Academic & Community Engagement / Office of the Provost, Cornish College of the Arts, 1000 Lenora Street, Seattle WA 98121 by November 7, 2014. Application materials received after that date may be considered, until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. For further information contact Kristen Ramirez (Office of the Provost) at kramirez@cornish.edu or Sarah Price-Mitchell (Human Resources) at sprice-mitchell@cornish.edu. *By providing these letters, you agree that we may contact your references.


    • EEO/AA Policy

      Cornish College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer intent on enriching the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Our goal is to create an intercultural learning environment comprised of people with varied experiences and perspectives. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups for all open positions. www.cornish.edu


    • Contact Kristen Ramirez
      Office of the Provost
      Cornish College of the Arts
      1000 Lenora Street
      Seattle, WA 98121
    •  
    • Email: kramirez@cornish.edu
  • 03 Oct 2014 3:22 PM | Anonymous member

    FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION

     

    Assistant Professor, Dance

    Department of Dance

     

    The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in dance starting August 2015. Candidates must possess a technical emphasis in ballet, and have the ability to teach at least two of the following courses in addition to their area of technical emphasis: modern/ballet history, world dance history, choreography, kinesiology, pedagogy, improvisation, dance appreciation, contemporary dance theory. Candidates must possess strong choreographic skills and/or the ability to set classical repertory. In addition to teaching expectations, job responsibilities include institutional and professional service, as well as expectations to develop a peer-reviewed body of research and/or creative activity.

     

    Applications received by December 1, 2014 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed until the position is filled. Apply online with a cover letter detailing pedagogical strengths, as well as research/creative activity experience, curriculum vitae, video links to 2 complete works: original choreography and/or re-staging of classical repertory, a one-page description of choreographic work samples submitted, three professional references, and a scanned copy of graduate degree transcript.

     

    For a full description of this position and application procedures, go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

     

    Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in employment or provision of services.

     

    Georgia is an Open Records State.

    AA/EOE.

     

    Kennesaw State University: www.kennesaw.edu

    Department of Dance: www.kennesaw.edu/dance

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000851002-01#sthash.Tsj2dFvs.dpuf

     

    FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION

     

    Assistant Professor, Dance

    Department of Dance

     

    The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in dance starting August 2015. Candidates must possess a technical emphasis in ballet, and have the ability to teach at least two of the following courses in addition to their area of technical emphasis: modern/ballet history, world dance history, choreography, kinesiology, pedagogy, improvisation, dance appreciation, contemporary dance theory. Candidates must possess strong choreographic skills and/or the ability to set classical repertory. In addition to teaching expectations, job responsibilities include institutional and professional service, as well as expectations to develop a peer-reviewed body of research and/or creative activity.

     

    Applications received by December 1, 2014 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed until the position is filled. Apply online with a cover letter detailing pedagogical strengths, as well as research/creative activity experience, curriculum vitae, video links to 2 complete works: original choreography and/or re-staging of classical repertory, a one-page description of choreographic work samples submitted, three professional references, and a scanned copy of graduate degree transcript.

     

    For a full description of this position and application procedures, go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

     

    Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in employment or provision of services.

     

    Georgia is an Open Records State.

    AA/EOE.

     

    Kennesaw State University: www.kennesaw.edu

    Department of Dance: www.kennesaw.edu/dance

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000851002-01#sthash.Tsj2dFvs.dpuf
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