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Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Practice and Pedagogy

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts, Department of Dance

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Practice and Pedagogy
Job Location: Milwaukee , WI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-04-11
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Practice and Pedagogy
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Qualified applicants Candidate must have a terminal degree (MFA in Dance or PhD in Dance, Performing Arts or a related field) by the start of the appointment; artistic practice with an emphasis on community engagement and/or social justice; at least 1-year of teaching in higher education that includes at least one of the following: African Diasporic or contemporary dance forms (ballet/jazz/modern, etc.) or teaching methods or composition. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching dance pedagogy and/or West African Dance and/or African Diasporic dance and/or diverse global dance forms.

Preferred qualifications also include experience/practice in somatic modalities.

The visiting faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the following: dance technique, composition, and teaching methods. Further opportunities may include teaching other courses related to areas of expertise.

Job Requirements

Candidate must have a terminal degree (MFA in Dance or PhD in Dance, Performing Arts or a related field) by the start of the appointment; artistic practice with an emphasis on community engagement and/or social justice; at least 1-year of teaching in higher education that includes at least one of the following: African Diasporic or contemporary dance forms (ballet/jazz/modern, etc.) or teaching methods or composition.

Experience in teaching: dance pedagogy and/or West African Dance and/or African Diasporic dance and/or diverse global dance forms. Experience/practice in somatic modalities is preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications seeking consideration must apply online at https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/27453.

Application materials just be uploaded electronically and need to include resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter outlining qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page work sample description with online links to compositions and/or performance samples, and a one-page description of recent and project creative and/or scholarly research.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Samantha Thorstad as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Samantha Thorstad

E-Mail: thorstad@uwm.edu

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