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GRANT WOOD FELLOW IN INTERDISCIPLINARY PERF. DANCE

Requisition # 73535

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, December 10th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Dance

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa Division of Performing Arts seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in dance, choreography and/or performance for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.  We are looking for a dance artist whose creative research is rooted in rigorous body-based studio practice and whose work traverses interdisciplinary and conceptual boundaries as a means of innovating. While in residence, fellows have opportunities for collaboration, creating new work, and sharing their expertise with our students and community. We especially welcome candidates of diverse social identities to join our faculty, and to contribute to the heterogeneous and multi-perspective culture of our Department.



Fellowship recipient responsibilities:



• Teach one course each in the fall and the spring semesters, which could include advanced courses in movement techniques and/or choreography



• Present a public lecture and a performance of work, limited production support will be available



• Participate in limited public outreach/promotion activities (e.g.: discussion of your work with a local arts organizations, workshops, showings, and performances)



Fellows receive:




  • An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Dance.

  • $40,000 salary and benefits

  • Private office

  • Furnished housing (off- campus residence)



Review of Applications will begin February 15, 2019 and continue until filled.



The Department 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.

Education Requirement:

MFA degree in Dance, in hand by start date.

Required Qualifications:

Teaching experience at the University level, creative research rooted in rigorous body-based studio practice; demonstrated ability to work across disciplines in the visual and performing arts (i.e. visual art, digital arts, music, and/or theater), and record of innovation in creative research.

Desirable Qualifications:

We welcome candidates whose practices sit at intersections of concert dance idioms and/or global or community-based dance forms.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Links to 3-5 samples of body-based research
Research Statement
 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.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Kellie A Kucera - kellie-kucera@uiowa.edu
Clas-Performing Arts
Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
1400 M VOX
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-335-1606



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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