Adjunct Instructor (Multiple Positions)
Posting Number: req6149
Department: School of Dance
Location: Main Campus
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
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.
- 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
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.
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
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter
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