Primary Responsibilities: The individual will develop and lead our dance education concentration program, recruit students, create a student cohort, refine and teach our curriculum, and develop relationships with local K-12 schools and other organizations. The individual will develop a distinguished research record that contributes to national conversations in dance education, maintain a productive teaching agenda, and be an active participant in the multiple service responsibilities of a busy faculty. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate methods classes in dance education, other dance courses, and supervision of undergraduate field experiences and student teaching. Development of graduate program possible.
Min. Education/Experience: UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Necessary Licenses/Certifications: Teacher certification in North Carolina or the ability to become certified.
Additional Experience Desired: Experience with edTPA or other state assessments for dance educators. Teacher certification in North Carolina or the ability to become certified. Certification in Laban Movement Analysis (CMA) or somatic practices. Ability to contribute to other areas of the curriculum such as contemporary dance technique, traditional dance forms, and creating work for student dancers.