The Assistant Clinical Professor of Dance will have a variety of responsibilities including teaching courses in postmodern contemporary and contemporary ballet for undergraduate and graduate students; teaching courses in other areas of the dance curricula such as creative practices, senior capstone, and theory courses; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; administrative tasks related to scheduling, curricula, and recruitment; and participating in faculty governance at the school, institute, and university level. Additionally, the Assistant Clinical Professor in Dance will contribute to advancing the mission of the Dance Program within the School of Film, Dance and Theatre to increase and diversify numbers of first-generation graduates prepared to transform their fields and society.
The candidate will be expected to facilitate student success through active mentorship and innovative new learning experiences that prioritize access, inclusion, diversity and excellence in alignment with ASU and its charter. Our faculty is comprised of artists, practitioners, and scholars committed to delivering a curriculum which highly values creative and scholarly work, and pedagogical practices that address social and political issues, including issues of race and gender, and places emphasis on emerging voices and the creation of new work.
This faculty position is in the Dance Program within the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, within The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the nation’s largest school of arts of design, at Arizona State University, the nation’s largest comprehensive public research university. The ASU charter defines the New American University as measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. The charter includes eight design aspirations: leverage our place, transform society, value entrepreneurship, conduct user-inspired research, enable student success, fuse intellectual disciplines, be socially embedded, engage globally.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three (3) professional references. All applications must be submitted electronically via http://apply.interfolio.com/63343.