FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position #FY 13-39 REVISED
November 19, 2012
HIRING UNIT: COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF THEATER AND DANCE
TITLE/RANK: Assistant Professor-Dance
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Teach jazz, tap and musical theater dance. Teach all levels of modern dance and ballet, dance composition, dance pedagogy and movement fundamentals. Teaching may include General Education dance and/or classes as assigned. Direct and coordinate the student dance company. Release time assignment to choreograph for faculty/guest artist dance productions possible. Mentor and recruit student dancers. Summer teaching, directing or choreographic opportunities are possible. Other duties as assigned by the Chair of the department.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Academic, tenure-track, 9-month, 100%, continuing, beginning August 16, 2013.
SOURCE OF FUNDS: State
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: M.F.A. in Dance preferred. Other degrees considered with extensive professional experience. Three years teaching at university level preferred. Expert skill in modern and ballet Ability to teach jazz, tap, musical theater dance. African dance or other specialization desirable. Knowledge/certification in Laban, Alexander, Feldendrais, or other somatic movement technique a plus.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Preference will be given to applications received by January 4, 2013. However the search will continue until the position is filled.
SUBMIT A COVER LETTER, RESUME, THREE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, AND OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT TO:
Chair, Dance Search Committee
SIUE Department of Theater and Dance
Campus Box 1777
Edwardsville, IL 62026
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