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Pool – Lecturer for Dance
University of Kansas


Date Posted Apr. 18, 2022
Title Pool – Lecturer for Dance
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Theatre and Dance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Dance
 
 

Pool – Lecturer for Dance
Theatre and Dance

Position Overview

The Department of Theatre and Dance within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas invites qualified scholars and professionals in the genres of jazz, modern contemporary, tap, hip hop, and ballet to submit applications for part- to full-time teaching positions in Dance. The appointment will be semester by semester. The Department accepts applications at any time, but normally makes appointments for Fall semester in May or June and for Spring semester in October and November. All appointments are contingent upon staffing needs.

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the US before employment begins.

Job Description

Regular Lecturer Duties

100% :
Teach undergraduate level courses in jazz, modern contemporary, tap, hip hop, and/or ballet in the Department of Theatre and Dance on an as-need or semester basis.

1. Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be cancelled.
2. Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.
3. The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments with students, as requested.
4. Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

1. Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Dance;

  • OR at least two-years of experience dancing in a professional company,
  • OR at least two-years of experience teaching at an accredited university,
  • OR two or more years of professional experience as a practitioner in dance, theatre, film, television, and/or other media.

Preferred Qualifications

1. More than two-years of experience dancing in a professional company,

  • OR more than two-years of teaching experience at an accredited university.

Contact Information to Applicants

Henry Bial
785-864-3511
hbial@ku.edu


 
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