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  • 01 Nov 2014 10:28 AM | Anonymous member

     

    Job Requirements

     

    Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

     

    Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners. Being part of something greater, serving a larger mission of discovery and student engaged learning undefined that's the heart of what drives people to work at UVU. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance the Unique Mission of our institution. Our goal in Human Resources is to ensure that the University is an Employer of Choice and as such we are committed to continuous improvement, and to an employee population that represents the diverse communities in which we operate.

     

    UVU is located in Orem, Utah with satellite campuses in the north and south ends of Utah County, Wasatch County, and the Provo Airport. At UVU, benefit eligible employees enjoy: waived undergraduate resident tuition for themselves and dependents; employer paid retirement program; competitive medical and dental insurance; life insurance; 12 paid holidays per year; a generous leave policy; and discounts for university events and local businesses. Visit http://www.uvu.edu/hr/benefits/index.htmlfor more benefits information.

     

    Apply online: https://www.uvu.jobs       

     

    Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

     

    Summary of Duties

    Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Ballet Technique and Theory, Pointe, or Men’s Technique, and Pas de deux, and at least two or more of the following: Pedagogy, Music for Ballet Dancers, Choreography, or general education lecture courses.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited institution with an MFA degree in Dance or a related field plus two years of related experience OR any combination of equivalent education and experience totaling eight years.

    Knowledge

    Knowledge of recruitment, advisement, and placement.

    Skills

    Skill in mentoring and advising students.
    Skill in assessing student talents.
    Skill in directing student performance groups and mentoring student choreography.
    Grant writing and administrative skills highly desirable.
    Experience in re-staging choreography

    Abilities

    Ability to Design and teach courses in levels of Ballet Technique and Theory, Pointe or Men’s Technique, and Pas de deux.
    Ability to design curriculum and teach courses in at least two of the following areas: Pedagogy, Music for Ballet Dancers, Choreography, or general education courses.


    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    2. Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
    3. Curriculum Vitae

    Optional Documents

    1. Other Document #1
    2. Other Document #2
    3. Other Document #3

     

     

    https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/11079

     

     

     

  • 01 Nov 2014 10:19 AM | Anonymous member

    Under the direction of the Department Chair and Modern Dance Program Coordinator, a successful candidate will educate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives in the Modern Dance Program.

     

    Job Requirements

     

    Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

     

    Utah Valley University (UVU) is a student-centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners. Being part of something greater, serving a larger mission of discovery and student engaged learning undefined that's the heart of what drives people to work at UVU. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance the Unique Mission of our institution. Our goal in Human Resources is to ensure that the University is an Employer of Choice and as such we are committed to continuous improvement, and to an employee population that represents the diverse communities in which we operate.

     

    UVU is located in Orem, Utah with satellite campuses in the north and south ends of Utah County, Wasatch County, and the Provo Airport. At UVU, benefit eligible employees enjoy: waived undergraduate resident tuition for themselves and dependents; employer paid retirement program; competitive medical and dental insurance; life insurance; 12 paid holidays per year; a generous leave policy; and discounts for university events and local businesses. Visit http://www.uvu.edu/hr/benefits/index.htmlfor more benefits information.

     

    Apply online: https://www.uvu.jobs       

     

    Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

     

    Summary of Duties

    Under the direction of the Department Chair and Modern Dance Program Coordinator, a successful candidate will educate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives in the Modern Dance Program.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited institution with an MFA degree in Dance or a related field plus two years of related experience OR any combination of equivalent related education and experience totaling eight years.

    Knowledge

    Knowledge of subject matter and course content, as well as recruitment, advisement and placement.

    Skills

    Skill in mentoring and advising students
    Skill in assessing student talents
    Skill in directing student performance groups and mentoring student choreography
    Grant writing and administrative skill highly desirable

    Abilities

    Ability to design and teach courses in all levels of Modern Technique and Theory, as well as general arts education courses.
    Ability to design curriculum and teach in at least two of the following areas: Composition/Improvisation, Dance conditioning, Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals, Dance Pedagogy, World Dance.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Teaching Philosophy

    Optional Documents

    1. Other Document #1
    2. Other Document #2
    3. Other Document #3

     

    https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/11077

     

     

     

     

  • 01 Nov 2014 10:08 AM | Anonymous member

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Dance Collections and Ethnochoreology –

    School of Film, Dance and Theatre

    Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University

     

    The School of Film, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a scholar/researcher/archivist to act as Curator for the Cross Cultural Dance Resources Collection and to teach courses in research methods and related fields. This position is a full-time non-tenure-track appointment at the clinical assistant professor level beginning fall 2015.

     

    Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

     

    The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation at a research university, is a vibrant example of the of the New American University philosophy. With 4,700 students, more than 675 faculty and faculty associates, 135 degrees and a tradition of top-ranked programs, the Herberger Institute is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation. The institute includes the School of Art; School of Arts, Media + Engineering; The Design School; School of Film, Dance and Theatre; School of Music; and the ASU Art Museum.

     

    Through recognizing that design and the arts are critical resources for transforming society and solving complex problems, the Herberger Institute is committed to placing artists and designers at the center of public life.

    http://herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/

     

    The School of Film, Dance and Theatre is a collaborative community of artists, scholars, students, faculty and staff. Through inventive curricula and innovative programming, we are paving the way to the future of film, dance, and theatre. At the center of our philosophy are the four "Cs": creativity, community, collaboration and collegiality. We build on these core values in our classrooms and studios, research endeavors, public programming and community engagement. Each year we present a season of productions that push the boundaries of contemporary theatre and dance and an annual student film festival that highlights the best emerging talent in digital film and media production.

     

    Facilities include two film and media production teaching studios, high definition and digital video equipment, three editing labs, a sound editing lab, the 482-seat Galvin Playhouse with adjacent scene, costume, and lighting shops, the 250-seat Margaret Gisolo Dance Studio, the 162-seat Lyceum Theatre, the flexible Prism Theatre, and six classroom/rehearsal studios with marley floors.

     

    With over 400 undergraduate film majors, over 250 undergraduate theatre majors, 100 undergraduate dance majors and over 50 graduate theatre students, the School of Film, Dance and Theatre is a dynamic teaching, learning, and discovery environment in which production and curriculum are mutually supportive.

     

    The Cross-Cultural Dance Resources (CCDR) Collections at the Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre stands as a monument to the study of dance in cultural contexts and is particularly strong in the allied fields of dance ethnology, including: ethnochoreology, ethnomusicology, dance notation, anthropology, religious studies, sociology, area studies, and more. The uniqueness of the Collections is only further augmented by virtue of its diversity: equal parts library, archives, and museum (including hundreds of objects of material cultures, such as: costumes, musical instruments, and dolls). Central to its key archival holdings are the collected resources of

    Eleanor King and Gertrude Prokosch Kurath, enhanced by the personal archives of Joann Keali‘inohomoku and Elsie Ivancich Dunin.

     

    The successful candidate will, in collaboration with faculty in the dance and performance studies areas, manage the Cross-Cultural Dance Collections of the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University. The faculty member in this position is also responsible for planning and coordinating the cataloging, access, preservation, and automation of the CCDR Collections. Other duties involve developing new projects for the use of and access to instructional and research resources related to the CCDR Collections, teaching classes on research methods and/or ethnochoreology/dance ethnography, and providing research assistance and resources to scholars in the use of the collections.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    MA or MFA in Dance, or related area and/or PhD in Performance Studies, Ethnochoreology, or related area. Demonstrated experience in managing performing arts collections including familiarity with quality and preservation, as well as the ability to apply new digital technologies to the development of instructional, study and research methods in Dance and in other academic disciplines.

     

    Desired Qualifications:

    Masters of Library Sciences or other certification in library sciences, archives, or collections. College teaching experience, particularly in the areas of research methods, ethnography, ethnochoreology. Demonstrated experience in the curation or organization of activities including, but not limited to, colloquia, exhibitions, panels, conferences, and/or performances. Demonstrated experience in grantwriting and cultivation of other resources for collections and archives. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others in teaching and/or research capacities. Evidence of excellent organizational skills. Knowledge of languages, movement practices, and other information related to the Southwest United States region.

     

    Instructions to Apply:

    Please submit a letter of interest, addressing creative research, teaching and work experience. Include curriculum vita with the name and contacts of three (3) references. Applications by email are preferred. Submit all materials to: fdtjobs@asu.edu.

     

    Applications sent via mail must be addressed to:

    School of Film, Dance and Theatre

    Chair, Collections Search Committee

    c/o Elizabeth Olson

    PO Box 872002

    Arizona State University

    Tempe, AZ 85287-2002

    Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your materials returned.

     

    Application Deadline:

    The application deadline is 11:59pm (MST), December 15th, 2014; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.

     

    ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

     

    Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at

    https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html. See ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

     

     

    http://herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/faculty/includes/documents/fdt_clincial_asst_prof_dance.pdf

  • 24 Oct 2014 8:49 PM | Anonymous member

    Job ID: 11611
    Regular/Temporary: Regular

    FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
    The Department of Dance seeks a Department Chair that is an inspirational visionary, expediter, proven leader, entrepreneur, writer, artist, organizer, facilitator, and developer of partnerships. Thanks to a generous donation to Hunter College, the individual selected for this position will have the opportunity to expand the Program in Dance into a full-fledged academic department. This will entail building upon the existing BA program, integrating the MA in Dance Education/Certification Program, and developing a new MFA Program. Qualified candidates must have a broad familiarity with and an ability to foster meaningful connections to the NYC professional dance and dance teaching communities and understand the range of dance programming possible in a liberal arts college. The candidate must further demonstrate a proven commitment to dance learning in both PreK-12 and higher education, and prepare Hunter dance students for a high level of artistry and professional success as performers, choreographers, dance educators, and dance scholars.

    Duties include:
    Providing the strategic vision for the continuous improvement of programs, services, and operations
    Teaching undergraduate and graduate level classes
    Developing and maintaining strategic partnerships including supporters, donors, friends and patrons
    Facilitating working environment of consensus and collaboration
    Overseeing staff, budget, facilities, and ongoing program evaluation
    Representing the Department of Dance within the college and community with attention to maintaining the Hunter Brand
    Recruiting and nurturing the next generation of dance artists, educators, and scholars
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Ph.D. or MFA degree in area(s) of experience (preferred) or equivalent commensurate with ability and experience. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of five years of administrative experience; five years of teaching experience in K-12 or higher education settings; seven years of professional performing experience; a record of professionally produced choreography; a record of program development; evidence of published curriculum, assessments, and/or standards.

    COMPENSATION
    Salary commensurate with experience. CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

    HOW TO APPLY
    DO NOT APPLY ON LINE AT THIS JOB BOARD.

    Applications can be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( http://cuny.edu/index.html) and navigating to Careers at CUNYfirst. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID provided. Candidates should provide a CV reflecting recognized achievement in multiple areas such as: Performance, Choreography, Teaching (higher education community, K-12), Program Development, and Dance/Arts Administration/Management, cover letter; statement of leadership philosophy; and three references.

    CLOSING DATE
    The committee will begin reviewing applications on October 27, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

    JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:36 AM | Anonymous member

    Visiting Assistant Professor in Contemporary Dance and Choreography

    MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753 The Department of Theatre and Dance at Middlebury College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a three-year term, beginning August 2015, in contemporary dance and choreography.
    The successful candidate will: 1. Be an experienced artist who will teach courses in all levels of contemporary dance technique and choreography and offer expertise in anatomy and kinesiology, and/or somatics; 2. Be able to offer an additional movement style such as contact improvisation, ballet, hip hop, compositional improvisation, or a non-western form; contribute to at least one other area of our core curriculum:  history, creative process, cultural studies, digital technology/dance for the camera; 3. Teach courses related to his/her individual research to enhance interdisciplinary offerings central to Middlebury’s mission. Experience in writing/publication and a readiness to participate in strategic and programmatic activities of the department are essential. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching, and creative and scholarly work. MFA or Ph.D. required.

    The Dance Program at Middlebury College offers a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.  The program consists of four full-time faculty, a lighting designer/production manager, a music director for dance, and accompanists.  The program maintains its own studios and theatre as part of the Mahaney Center for the Arts.  The Dance Company of Middlebury tours nationally or internationally each year.  Visit us at www.middlebury.edu/academics/dance.
    Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

    Applications for this position will be accepted starting on October 21, 2014, and all application materials must be received by January 5, 2015.  Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, submit letter of application with a statement of teaching interests, artist’s statement, curriculum vitae, graduate degree or comparable professional experience, a sample of creative work (a current full-length piece, a work in which the artist performs, and one piece set on students are preferred), and three current letters of recommendation addressed to Christal Brown, search committee chair. More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/27383.
    Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000854883-01#sthash.B7eABKyz.dpuf

    AA/EEO employer

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000853649-01#sthash.YJvOUXaE.dpuf

     

  • 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

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:32 AM | Anonymous member

    DANCE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Job Code: 14AS-DAN01)

    The Department of Dance at Texas Woman's University is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Dance starting in August 2015. The successful candidate must have a terminal degree (M.F.A., Ph.D. preferred) with expertise in dance technique, dance education, student teacher mentorship and community education.

    The candidate should have teaching experience in high school and/or university and an ability to teach in the studio program. The successful candidate will be an inspiring teacher who can work collegially with others and demonstrate an ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and educational contexts. The candidate is expected to contribute to the department, school and university through committee service and faculty shared-governance responsibilities. Dance education leadership and program assessment skills desirable.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Primary teaching responsibilities include courses such as Dance Technique, Theories of Teaching, Children's Dance, Dance & Community Practice, Dance History, Graduate Pedagogy and Current Trends in Dance Education, and Research, as well as, advising undergraduate and graduate students and coordinating dance education programs and outreach. This faculty member should maintain artistic/pedagogical research and have an interest in collaborating with Denton/Dallas/Fort Worth high school dance departments and participating in national/international dance education organizations.

     

    Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women.  Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education.  The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 15,000, prepares students for success in a global world.  TWU operates three campuses:  Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues.  Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.

    Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity.  Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.  All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

     

    TO APPLY:

    Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu (email Header or Subject line must include job title and job code.)

     

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000854316-01#sthash.FEpGd6N9.dpuf

     

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:17 AM | Anonymous member

    DANCE INSTRUCTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER

    The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department invites applications for a faculty position in the Dance Program beginning August 2015. This is a part-time appointment with a salary of $35,000 – $36,000, benefits-eligible. The appointment includes choreographing for an annual concert, teaching dance theory and studio-based technique courses, and participating in departmental activities. The position will call upon the successful applicant’s reach as both a teacher/scholar and practitioner. Qualifications: College-level teaching experience required; MFA preferred.



    Responsibilities:

    *Teach beginning through advanced modern dance or ballet technique


    *Teach a combination of dance theory courses that may include, for example, a somatics-based course, dance history, and/or cultural studies

    *Choreograph work on students for a main-stage concert

    *Serve as an artistic adviser for student choreographers

    *Participate in departmental activities



    Application Guidelines and Deadline: Please submit the following to
    www.academicjobsonline.org:



    *Letter of application which addresses your qualifications for this position
    *Curriculum Vitae
    *Teaching Philosophy and Interests Statement
    *Three letters of reference

    *Link to choreographic work. (You may also mail in a DVD.)



    Questions may be directed to Wynn Fricke, Dance Program Director in the Department of Theatre and Dance, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105; or at wfricke@macalester.edu; 651-696-6329. Application review will begin December 1, 2014.

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:15 AM | Anonymous member

    Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure-Track, SUNY College at Brockport



    Description of Position: Candidates for Assistant Professor of Dance in the Department of Dance at the College at Brockport are active dance professionals who teach a current movement practice such as contemporary dance, jazz and/or hip hop. That practice will enhance the modern-dance emphasis of the department at all levels of the graduate and undergraduate programs. Candidates should also demonstrate expertise in at least one other curricular area (such as dance pedagogy; movement analysis and somatics; dance technology). Candidates should have an active research agenda, demonstrated by scholarly and/or creative activity. This is a tenure-track position. Visit us on the web at www.brockport.edu/dance.



    Essential functions of the position include:

    -Teach current movement practice (e.g. contemporary dance; hip hop; jazz dance).

    -Teach in an additional curriculum area (e.g. dance pedagogy, movement analysis, somatics; dance technology).

    -Maintain a high level of creative and/or scholarly activity.

    -Advise students, participate actively in departmental governance and perform academic service.



    Required Qualifications:

    -Teaching excellence in current movement practice and in an additional curricular area of stated expertise.

    -Record of dance related creative and/or scholarly research.

    -Terminal degree in dance (completed by August 2015).

    -Teaching experience in higher education.



    Preferred Qualifications:

    -Teaching experience working with college-level dance majors.

    -Full-time college teaching experience.

    -Nationally-recognized record of dance-related creative and/or scholarly accomplishments.



    Apply online at: http://www.brockportrecruit.org.

    All positions are subject to final budgetary approval. AA/EOE

    Online submission of the following is required:

    1. CV

    2. Cover letter addressing duties and required and preferred qualifications listed above.

    3. Video sample of teaching skills (no more than 30 minutes).

    4. Two samples of creative and/or literary scholarship.

    5. Names of four references with contact information including phone numbers and email addresses.



    Questions can be addressed to Dr. Juanita Suarez, Search Committee Chair, Department of Dance, The College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420, jsuarez@brockport.edu.



    Posting Dates: Best Consideration: 11/15/2014

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:12 AM | Anonymous member

    The Tufts University Department of Drama & Dance seeks applicants for a full-time faculty lecturer position in Dance commencing Fall 2015. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory and intermediate dance courses and providing service to the program.

    Qualifications
    MFA or PhD degree in dance, dance education, or a dance research-related field. A minimum of three years full- or part-time college/university teaching experience required. Experience is required in designing and teaching semester-long studio courses that include viewing, reading, and written work, and placing dance in its socio-historical context.

    Areas of Specialization in Teaching
    Expertise in one or more non-Western dance forms (African, Latin, or Afro-Caribbean; South or North Indian; Japanese Kabuki, Asian, South East Asian or Polynesian; Middle Eastern or International Folk Dance). An ability to teach an upper-level class in one or more of the following subject areas: a traditional western form such as ballet, modern, jazz, or dance for musical theater; cross-cultural dance studies; dance anthropology; dance film and technology; dance education; and/or Laban Movement Analysis.

    The Tufts Dance Program, Department of Drama and Dance
    The Tufts Dance Program is housed within the Department of Drama & Dance and offers an array of experientially based studio and lecture-based courses. Studio courses range from beginning ballet, modern, contemporary jazz, and world dance forms such as West African, Kathak, and Latin dance, to advanced studies in creative process, choreography, and performance. Lecture courses rotate across subject areas in the field, including dance history and aesthetics, dance education, and contemporary cross-disciplinary studies of dance. Facilities include two dedicated studios with sprung flooring; one of the studios converts into a performance space that seats 100. For more information about the Dance Program, see http://ase.tufts.edu/drama-dance/dance/ .

    Applications
    Questions about the position should be directed to Renata Celichowska, Director, Tufts Dance Program, Department of Drama and Dance, Tufts University. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following materials through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/26739: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference.

    Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    PI85050729

    Application Information

    Contact: Human Resources
    Tufts University
    Online App. Form: http://www.Click2apply.net/cp92xgn

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