Visiting Assistant Professor Dance Academic Year 2023Experience teaching African Diasporic Dance forms.Teach all levels of Modern technique and either Hip-hop, Jazz or Dance in World-Cultures as well as research based writing and creative processes within the arts.Co-directing and choreographing for program Dance Concerts as well as local travel for student performances.Knowledge and ability to integrate technology in the classroom.Teach and assess a broad range of levels in techniques for Dance majors, minors, and non-major Dance classes. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS Teach 12-16 hours of courses per semester. Advise students within the Dance major, and Dance minor.Participate in Department, College, and University meetings and committees. Engage in recruiting activities for the major and minor programs. Participate in campus and community events.Assist in program assessments and curriculum planning.
The Johnson C. Smith University Dance Program seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance to teach a full-time load of courses for various levels, advise students, set choreography, and recruit majors for the program. Position is expected to begin August 2023.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Terminal degree in Dance (MFA or PhD). 2 years of recent and successful teaching experience in higher education.
Salary and rank commensurate with candidate’s credentials and experiences.Send a letter of application describing qualifications and experienceCurrent curriculum vitaGraduate transcriptsThree current letters of recommendationsStatement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests A separate attached document with three links to choreography samples including title and premier dates.
Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.