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Faculty Position FY14-43
November 6, 2013 

Position Title
Dance Instructor

Hiring Unit
Theater and Dance

Job Description
This position will teach a 5-Unit (4 class) load per semester.  Classes include all levels of modern dance and ballet, dance composition, dance pedagogy, movement fundamentals, general education dance classes as assigned.  S/he is also assigned to choreograph the faculty dance concert.  Other instructional duties may be assigned by the Chair in support of the department’s mission and goals. 

M.F.A. of Ph.D. in Dance preferred.  Other degrees considered with extensive professional experience.  Prior teaching at university level required.  Expert skills in one or more areas: modern, ballet, jazz, musical theater dance, African dance or other specialization desirable.  The department of Theater and Dance embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. 

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, non-tenure track, academic (nine-month) appointment August 6, 2014 through May 15, 2015 

Source of Funds

Commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package included. 

Application Process
Submit a letter of application, CV, official transcripts, three recent letters of recommendation and a DVD or website to recent choreography or performances to:

     Chair, Dance Search Committee
     Box 1777 Dunham Hall
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Edwardsville, IL   62026-1777 

Application Deadline
Review of applications to begin on January 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.


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