Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Requisition 202100062F Rank Visiting Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Arts & Media Department Dept. of Dance Open Date 05/26/2021 Quicklink https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27399
Contact Name Jennifer Pontius Title

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Dance
Box 2269
Huntsville, TX 77341-2269

Contact Phone 936-294-3342 Contact Email shsudance@shsu.edu
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Teach courses supporting both the BFA and MFA in Dance program, including dance technique (ballet, modern, jazz or other techniques), Pilates, choreography, and theoretical courses such as dance history. Additional areas of expertise that support the department’s curriculum may be taken into consideration. There will be opportunities to choreograph and have work presented in departmental concerts each semester.

Other Requirements: Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and cultures, and a commitment to encourage and support diversity is essential. The successful candidate will be an inspiring teacher and dance artist who will contribute to the department’s continuing development.

Educational Requirements for the Position

MFA in Dance.

Experience Required for the Position

Minimum two years of college teaching experience.

Other Requirements for the Position

All Department of Dance faculty members are expected to maintain a record of creative productivity. The applicant is expected to create choreography for dance majors to be presented in the faculty dance concert. The applicant must work collegially with others and be committed to mentoring students. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and cultures, and a commitment to encourage and support diversity is essential. The successful candidate will be an inspiring teacher and artist who will contribute to the department’s continuing development.

Special Instructions Summary

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Submit a link to samples of your creative work.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  3. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Media Presentation
  6. Reference Contact Information
  7. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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