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Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Arts & Media
Closing date
Jun 29, 2021

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Job Details

Position Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

Requisition:

202100062F

Rank:

Visiting Assistant Professor

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Interim Full Time

College:

College of Arts & Media

Department:

Dept. of Dance

Open Date:

05/26/2021

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27399

Contact Name:

Jennifer Pontius

Title:

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Dance
Box 2269
Huntsville, TX 77341-2269

Contact Phone:

936-294-3342

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

Teach courses supporting both the BFA and MFA in Dance program, including dance technique (ballet, modern, jazz or other techniques), Pilates, choreography, and theoretical courses such as dance history. Additional areas of expertise that support the department’s curriculum may be taken into consideration. There will be opportunities to choreograph and have work presented in departmental concerts each semester.

Other Requirements: Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and cultures, and a commitment to encourage and support diversity is essential. The successful candidate will be an inspiring teacher and dance artist who will contribute to the department’s continuing development.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

MFA in Dance.

Experience Required for the Position:

Minimum two years of college teaching experience.

Other Requirements for the Position:

All Department of Dance faculty members are expected to maintain a record of creative productivity. The applicant is expected to create choreography for dance majors to be presented in the faculty dance concert. The applicant must work collegially with others and be committed to mentoring students. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and cultures, and a commitment to encourage and support diversity is essential. The successful candidate will be an inspiring teacher and artist who will contribute to the department’s continuing development.

Special Instructions Summary:

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. 

SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.

SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. 

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.  

A member of The Texas State University System  

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Website:
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States
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