17 Oct 2014

Full-Time Assistant Professor of Dance, Dance Education Program Coordinator

UNC Charlotte Department of DanceCharlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Job Description

Appointment beginning July 2015
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Qualifications: Terminal degree in Dance, Dance Education, or Arts Education with significant experience teaching dance in K-12 schools and teacher certification in North Carolina or the ability to become certified. Experience designing and implementing professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers and teaching lecture/seminar and clinical courses at the university level desired.
Additional Experience: The successful candidate will teach one or more of the following:
improvisation, choreography, concert dance technique, traditional dance forms, Music for Dancers, and/or Anatomy for Dancers. They will be familiar with state standards in K-12 Dance, lesson plan design, and national initiatives in education. Certification in Laban Movement Analysis (CMA) or somatic practices a plus.
Primary Responsibilities: The individual will continue to develop a distinguished research
record and teaching agenda and be an active participant in the multiple service responsibilities of a busy faculty. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and impending graduate methods classes in dance education, other dance courses, and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students in field experiences. While many research agendas are possible in this position, scholarship of teaching and learning, especially action-based research, might be especially productive.

How to Apply

Applications should include current vita, cover letter addressing the position, and teaching philosophy.
Applicants should also submit official transcript of highest degree and three original reference letters that address the position.

Send letters to: E.E. Balcos, Chair of Assistant Professor Search, Department of Dance, University of North Carolina – Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-001.

For more information please access: http://dance.uncc.edu.



• Job Title: Assistant Professor of Dance, Dance Education Program Coordinator
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: UNC Charlotte Department of Dance
• website: http://coaa.uncc.edu/academics/department-of-dance
• Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, coordinator, and dance. State: North Carolina.
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