Part-time Lecturer, Jazz Dance Pool Recruitment

Irvine, CA
Aug 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Arts-Dance


    Open date: August 1st, 2017

    Last review date: October 15th, 2017
    Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

    Final date: May 31st, 2018
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    The University of California, Irvine, Department of Dance part-time lecturer pool in Jazz Dance. The successful candidate may be required to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, dance majors and/or non-majors. The successful candidate is required to have an M.F.A. or equivalent level of professional experience enabling them to teach advanced levels of dance techniques within UCI's program. Knowledge of more than one of the following forms or approaches is required: African-American vernacular dance, Matt Mattox, Luigi, Dunham-jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop, African or Afro-Latin informed approaches. The University of California, Irvine is committed to teaching principles of jazz that elevate its musicality, root forms, and relationship to music.

    Basic qualifications: M.F.A./M.A. in dance, or professional experience in the field. Teaching experience required (may include; college, university, private studio, or other professional teaching). Knowledge of more than one of the following forms or approaches is required: African-American vernacular dance, Matt Mattox, Luigi, Dunham-jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop, African or Afro-Latin informed approaches.

    Preferred qualifications: M.F.A. in dance, more than one year of university level teaching experience, professional dance experience.

    Completed applications may be reviewed at any time or periodically throughout the 2017-2018 year. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be evaluated and hired as needed, contingent upon the department's needs and available funding. Applicants may be hired for full or partial quarters based on the needs of the department.

    Application procedure:
    APPLICATION DEADLINE IS: Varies by quarter, final deadline May 31, 2018.
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    Full time annual rate of $53,402.00. Appointment and compensation will be between 5%-33% percent time depending on the number of classes taught per week, at a quarterly rate between $890 to $5,874 for one or more quarters in the 2017-2018 academic year, contingent upon available funding and instructional need.

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

    ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Department of Dance at the University of California, Irvine enrolls 150 undergraduate dance majors and 20 graduate students in B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A. degrees in Dance. The department, with 15 full-time and several part-time faculty, has been recognized as one of the nation's outstanding dance programs. UCI alumni have danced with professional dance companies, in film and television, on Broadway, in national tours, and are employed as university dance faculty nationwide and internationally. The department's facilities include six dance studios, a motion capture studio, and a Dancer Wellness/ Pilates Suite. Students perform in three theatres (including an Experimental Media Performance Lab) and participate in collaborative telematic projects. Irvine is located in Orange County, about 45 miles south of Los Angeles and five miles from the Pacific Ocean. Visit our website at
    Job location Irvine, CA

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    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
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    • Suggested/Optional Links and Videos: - Links to teaching videos (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching/Course Evaluations from the most recent quarter or semester (Optional)
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