Lecturer of Dance
Posting DetailsPosition Information Academic Home Department: Dance Posting Job Title: Lecturer of Dance Recruitment Type: Non-Tenure Track Position Details Full Time Faculty Rank: Lecturer Area of Specialty-Discipline: Dance Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Position Status: Regular Faculty Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track Terms of Employment: 9-Month Contract Type: Full-time Date Position Available: 08/12/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:
The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track, renewable Lecturer position in dance starting August 2019. Candidates must possess a technical emphasis in Modern or Ballet dance and have strong choreographic skills. In addition to 4:4 teaching expectations, job responsibilities include institutional and professional services. The department seeks candidates who are passionate about teaching students in a performance-focused Bachelor of Arts program.Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):
MFA, earned doctorate, or the foreign equivalent in dance, or equivalent in training, ability and/or experience.
An established record of professional experience in the field and strong choreographic skills.
At least two years of collegiate teaching experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate will contribute expertise in an additional area such as Kinesiology, Pedagogy, Somatics, Jazz, Hip Hop, etc.
Applications received by March 20, 2019 will receive full consideration with additional candidates accepted until the position is filled. Apply online with a cover letter detailing pedagogical strengths, as well as areas of professional expertise. Please also include your curriculum vitae, link to video samples of 2 choreographic works (under “other” documents), sample syllabus, three professional references, and a scanned copy of unofficial graduate degree transcripts (officials due upon hire).Posting Details KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000755 USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 42224 Departmental/College Overview:
As the largest collegiate dance program in the state of Georgia, the KSU Department of Dance employs 16 full/part-time faculty, and is housed in state-of-the-art dance facilities including metropolitan Atlanta’s only Dance Theater. Concentrations in ballet and modern are offered through the B.A. in Dance that was started in 2009. The KSU Dance Company received top regional honors at the 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2018 American College Dance Festival, and performed at the national festivals held at the Miller Theatre in NYC and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit ksudance.com.
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.EEO Statement:
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Letter of Application
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
- List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
- Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
- Sample Publications - Scholarship 2
- Sample Syllabi
- Other Documents