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Adjunct Instructor (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req6149

Department: School of Dance

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced professional educator in ballet, modern/contemporary dance, and jazz to teach dance majors in one of the top dance programs in the country. The dance program offers a BFA and MFA in Dance, with emphasis on both performance and choreography.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach all levels of studio courses in ballet, modern,
    and jazz dance techniques.
  • Teach other studio dance forms and dance academic
    courses as needed.
  • Participate in the active performance obligations of
    the School as choreographer and/or dancer.
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MFA in Dance.
  • Experience in the field of Dance with a
    minimum of five years in the profession.
  • Three to four years teaching experience at the
    university level and/or professional level in ballet, modern, and jazz dance

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in choreography/composition at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Experience in effectively utilize technology.

Experience with choreograph new work.

Demonstrated experience in contributing to dance related academic courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 19

Job FTE: .475

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Expected End Date: 5/22/2022

Contact Information for Candidates

Patricia Choate

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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