Faculty – Dance

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Bard High School Early College NewarkFaculty – DanceBard High School Early College (BHSEC) Newark, a partnership between Bard College and the Newark Board of Education in Newark, NJ, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Dance, beginning September 2019. BHSEC seeks a teaching artist able to teach both studio courses and writing-focused courses, to students choosing dance courses as electives as well as those taking dance as part of a required arts series. Experience with genres of dance from different regions of the world is desirable.

Through a tuition-free, credit-bearing college program in the liberal arts and sciences with robust supports, BHSEC schools help high school age students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college prepared to contribute to the workforce and civic life. At BHSEC Newark, students have the opportunity to earn up to 60 college credits and an associate in arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College, concurrently with a high school diploma from the Newark Board of Education.

We are seeking educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation. The successful applicant for this position must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. Work authorization in the United States required for all BHSEC Newark faculty positions. Required: M.F.A. and either high school or college teaching. Desired: Ph.D.; experience at both high school and college levels; experience in urban settings.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61903. Inquiries may be directed via email to: Dr. Lori Ween, Dean of Studies at: [email protected].

Review of applications to begin immediately.

Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 8/14/2019
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