Pro Tempore Instructor of Dance - Open Pool
Faculty - Pro Tempore
Education, Music/Dance, Instruction
School of Music and Dance
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please include the following with your
- Current resume/curriculum vitae.
- Cover letter clearly indicating your area(s) of interest, your
education, training, and/or professional experience.
You will also be asked to submit the names and contact information
for three professional references.
Screening of applications will occur as positions become available
and continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain
active through December 31, 2023.
The Department of Dance is part of the UO School of Music and Dance
and offers programs leading to the bachelor of arts and bachelor of
science degrees. Curriculum includes course work in dance history,
dance science, improvisation, composition, and pedagogy. The
performance curriculum has a modern dance emphasis with a strong
supporting area in ballet.
The University of Oregon Department of Dance periodically hires
non-tenure-track pro tempore instructors and solicits applications
for qualified teachers of modern, ballet, jazz, hip hop, African,
folk, ballroom, Swing, Latin, tango, tap, improvisation, and dance
theory courses. Positions may also be available for musical
accompaniment. All applications are of limited duration. Positions
will be filled for one term (ten weeks) or multiple-terms not to
exceed nine-month appointments. There is the possibility of renewal
for up to three years depending on need, funding and performance.
These appointments are contingent on funding. Salary is
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis. Screening of
applications will take place as positions become available and
continue until positions are filled.
For dance instructor positions:
- Master's degree in dance or related field. Significant
professional experience can substitute for a degree.
- University-level teaching experience.
For musical accompaniment positions:
- Master's degree in dance, music, or related field. Significant
experience can substitute for a degree.
- Experience accompanying dancers in an instructional or
Must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff, and
colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
Master's degree in a relevant field in dance.
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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/530661/pro-tempore-instructor-of-dance-open-pool