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Assistant Professor in Dance

UNC Greensboro School of Dance
Greensboro, North Carolina
$59,000 - $64,000
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Dance seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dance with a strong interest in the intersections of teaching, creative scholarship, and pedagogy. Within the context of UNCG’s comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, the UNCG School of Dance offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees that provide specialized skills for a variety of careers in the developing field of dance. Within the UNC System, the UNCG School of Dance is positioned as the training ground for the thinking dancer, who values the rigors of both praxis and scholarship in dance studies and celebrates a variety of approaches to dancing, dance making, and dance as a way of knowing within cultural and social contexts. Review of applications will begin November 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Additional Responsibilities: Our new colleague will support graduate and undergraduate curriculum development, participate in student recruitment and retention initiatives, contribute to the ongoing governance of the school, and be willing to serve on committees both inside and outside the School of Dance, which may entail positions of leadership in service and shared governance.

Minimum Qualifications: Terminal degree in Dance MFA, PhD, or international equivalent. A minimum of three years of teaching experience in higher education. Evidence of scholarship and/or professional creative activity. Ongoing engagement in the profession and expertise in one of the following dance forms: Ballet, Hip-Hop, or Tap. Knowledge of current theoretical pedagogical trends, including culturally relevant teaching practices to support higher education and K-12 dance pedagogy. Evidence of commitment to UNCG’s core values of inclusiveness and collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications: Commitment to student advising, mentoring, and student success activities, such as teaching first-year foundations and career preparation courses. Interest in teaching in both the areas of study and praxis of the dance genre of expertise.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date.

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