|Type of Position||OTHER|
|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Monday, February 26th, 2018|
|College:||College of Liberal Arts & Sciences|
|Full/Part Time Status:||Full Time|
A full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to teach all levels of contemporary concert dance techniques (modern dance and ballet) including to students at the highest achievement levels, and composition (beginning to advanced). Courses will include, Major Ballet Rotation (3 sh) and Major Modern Rotation (3 sh) each semester and, Choreography III (2sh) in fall semester with Choreography IV (2 sh) and Major Contemporary (1 sh) in spring semester.
Preference will be given to applicants: 1) who possess the qualifications and experience to demonstrate instructional versatility across the contemporary dance technical spectrum; 2) who are active and accomplished choreographers; 3) with demonstrated capacity to teach graduate-level courses in dance composition. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the delivery of other dance courses related to the candidate’s areas of expertise and departmental needs. Other duties could include undergraduate student advising, supervision of graduate student independent projects and theses, and attending to other departmental and university service assignments.
Supporting materials and contact information for three references can be attached during the online application process. A quality video recording including research documentation is required (submitted separately or in the same link). Review of applications will begin April 1, 2018 and continue until filled.
Finalists will be required to submit course syllabi and a video of a modern dance class by April 15.
General Information: The University of Iowa Department of Dance offers BA, BFA and MFA degrees with a major emphasis in performance and choreography. The Dance Department produces ten to twelve concerts each academic year, along with Dancers In Company, the UI student repertory ensemble, which tours Iowa and the surrounding states. The Dance Department currently has an eight-member faculty serving approximately 131 undergraduate dance majors and 10 graduate students. The Dance Department is an integral component of The UI Division of Performing Arts of the College of Liberals Arts and Sciences. The University of Iowa is known for its thriving arts units and an active community arts scene. Located 60 miles west of the Mississippi River, the University of Iowa is an international campus with over 30,000 students from around the world. For more information about the University of Iowa Department of Dance please visit our website at www.uiowa.edu/~dance.
The Department of Dance and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
M.F.A. degree in Dance, in hand by the start date.
Substantial professional performing experience in contemporary dance, and university-level experience teaching.
Qualifications to teach beginning to advanced courses in ballet, modern dance, and contemporary dance techniques and dance composition; demonstrated activity and accomplishment in choreographic creative research; three years college-level teaching experience; demonstrated understanding of and informed perspective on curricular design and administration; general IT proficiency.
|Number of References: 3|
|Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.|
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Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
1400 M VOX
Iowa City, IA 52240
Department URL: www.uiowa.edu/~dance
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.
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