Adjunct Faculty Member- College of Arts & Humanities / Theater & Dance

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Adjunct Faculty Member- College of Arts & Humanities / Theater & Dance

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Adjunct Faculty Member: College of Arts and Humanities / Theater & Dance
Appointment Type:Adjunct – Dance
Purpose of Position: Teach dance courses Fall 2019/Spring 2020
Adjunct Faculty Members

The Christopher Newport University College of Arts and Humanities is accepting applications from prospective adjunct faculty members to teach individual courses in Dance, as needed, in the following areas in Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020.

-Hip Hop

Along with demonstrated ability for excellent teaching, candidates must hold an earned graduate or terminal degree from an accredited university in a relevant discipline, with 18 completed semester hours of related graduate course work. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Candidates for hire are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Departmental Information:

The Department of Theater & Dance at Christopher Newport University is an energetic, production-driven program composed of 11 full-time faculty and 110 majors. The Theater and Dance faculty are highly credentialed theater professionals who maintain an atmosphere of collegiality and supportive collaboration. The Department is housed in the world-class Ferguson Center for the Arts boasting state-of-the-art studios and classrooms, fully equipped design labs and construction shops, and three distinct performance venues. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theater (NAST), the University offers a BA in theater with a choice of six concentrations and a popular dance minor. In addition to an ambitious production schedule, the program also offers an annual dance concert and various student directed performances. Candidates wishing to know more about the program and its exceptionally high production values are invited to visit

Faculty Information:

CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2017 freshman class of 1,290 students was selected from over 7,000 admission applications, and presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1210, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University’s liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.

Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at

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Application Instructions :

1. Cover letter describing qualifications.
2. Curriculum vitae (resume) detailing relevant teaching and/ or professional experience.
3. Contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Candidates for hire are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

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