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Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure Track  « Position Deleted on 3/18/2013 »

Institution: Anderson University
Location: Anderson, IN
Category:
  • Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Theatre and Dance
Posted: 01/15/2013
Application Due: 02/22/2013
Type: Full Time
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Responsibilities: Anderson University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Dance position with full university benefits in the Dance Division within the School of Music, Theatre and Dance beginning July 2013. The position includes teaching in the studio, classroom, advising and choreographing for the annual faculty & guest artist concert. Teaching beginning through advanced levels of modern dance and secondary experience in three or more of these additional areas: dance composition, improvisation, pedagogy, history, anatomy, kinesiology, and world dance forms, is desired. Teaching responsibilities may also include dance technique courses within the new Musical Theatre major. The Dance Program boasts thirty majors and offers a BA in Dance Performance, BA in Dance Business, BA in Dance Complementary and minor in Dance Performance.

Qualifications: Master of Fine Arts degree or Bachelors degree with commensurate professional experience; established record of a professional profile as an artist and evidence of ongoing creative works in the field of dance. Experience in a program that emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to the performing arts as a whole is preferred and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the university level.

Rank and salary commensurate with experience

Anderson University is an equal opportunity employer and the School of Music, Theatre and Dance encourages applications from educators and artists with the skill, knowledge, and experience that will enhance the dance program's commitment to encourage student development of a balanced mind, body, spirit connection. Interpersonal and collaborative skills are highly desirable. Candidates should have and maintain personal scholarship and professional pursuits and contacts within the field of dance.

Application Process: Inquiry about the position should be directed to Shauna Steele, Program Director, Dance Division slsteele@anderson.edu, 765-641-3783.

Applications should be submitted in hard copy to Jeffrey Wright, Dean, College of the Arts, RE: Dance Faculty Search, Anderson University, 1100 E. Fifth Street, Anderson, IN 46012.

Application Materials:
Letter of interest
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching philosophy
Two sample syllabi
Completed Faculty Application http://www.anderson.edu/humres/
Two letters of recommendation
DVD containing selections of choreography and technique class

Anderson University is a private Christian liberal arts college in Anderson, Indiana. Founded in 1917 by the Church of God, the university remains affiliated with its founding church and values its heritage and history. Underlying our institutional story are five core values. These core values: Integrity, Excellence, Servant Leadership, Responsibility and Generosity form the pillars of the Anderson experience, supporting our every undertaking.