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Lecturer of Dance

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Lecturer of Dance

Job ID: 249345
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
As the largest collegiate dance program in the state of Georgia, the KSU Department of Dance offers a B.A. in Dance with concentrations in ballet and modern dance, and a minor in Dance. KSU Dance employs 16 full/part-time faculty, and is housed in state-of-the-art dance facilities, including metropolitan Atlanta's only Dance Theater. The KSU Dance Company has received top honors at the American College Dance Association and has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center in'five'national years.

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Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Dance in the Department of Dance beginning August 2023.

  • Teach four undergraduate courses per semester (fall and spring) in the candidate's area of expertise, including but not limited to modern dance and other dance techniques, choreography, improvisation, dance pedagogy, dance history/theory, dance performance, and the department's University general education course.
  • Service in departmental, college, and university committees.
  • Mentor undergraduate research and creative activity.
  • Support the department's production season.
  • Recruitment expectations.
  • Actively engaging with a diverse community.
Required Qualifications
An earned MFA or doctorate, or the foreign equivalent, in Dance is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A minimum of two years collegiate teaching experience, along with an established record of professional experience in the field.
  • Evidence of teaching and working within a culturally diverse community.
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and commitment to inclusive teaching practices and student success.
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter (detailing your approach to education, areas of expertise, creative activity and research interests, and experience in teaching to diverse populations.
  3. Unofficial Transcripts and/or international equivalency evaluations (Official Transcripts and Official International Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
  4. One example syllabus from applicant's class of choice. (Upload as Additional Documents)
  5. Link and description to one choreographic and/or scholarly work sample. (Upload as Additional Documents)
  6. List of references
Apply Before Date
Application deadline is December 1, 2022.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Andrea Knowlton,, 470-578-7673.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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