Assistant or Associate Professor in Dance Education


The University of North Carolina Greensboro

The School of Dance at the University of North Carolina Greensboro seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Dance position starting August 1, 2019.

Date of Appointment: August 1, 2019
Application review begins Oct 30, 2018
Search remains open until filled
Salary commensurate with experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, Terminal degree Ph.D. or ED.D. in Dance or a related field and evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in higher education.
  • National recognition as a leader in dance pedagogy for K-12 populations and teacher education in dance.
  • Understanding of the current context in public education in the US including national and state assessments including edTPA.
  • Strong skills in advising and supervision including K-12 teacher supervision.
  • Evidence of successful teaching in Dance pedagogy, K-12 dance teacher supervision, and culturally responsive curricula.
  • Ability to teach using online and hybrid instructional modalities.
  • Commitment to working successfully with a diverse student populations and sensitivity toward UNCG's core values of inclusiveness, collaboration, sustainability, responsibility, and transparency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching expertise in at least two of the following areas: dance pedagogy, somatic studies, experiential anatomy for dancers, conditioning for dancers, critical pedagogy, action research.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise and mentor the aesthetic and scholarly development of undergraduate dance majors in their creative and academic work.
  • Evidence of a profile in creative research and/or scholarship of community engagement.
  • Evidence of body of work and/or scholarly publications at a regional, national, or international level.

Other Position Responsibilities:

  • Participate in service to the school, college, and university committees.
  • Participate in student recruitment, mentoring graduate candidates and undergraduate dance majors.
  • Produce scholarly and/or creative activity that contributes to his/her field of expertise.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and assessment of dance curricula and programs, including accreditation reports.

About the University

The UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) provides a vibrant community of performing and visual artists for the campus, community and beyond. The CVPA serves approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate majors with a full-time faculty and staff of over one hundred, making it one of the largest such schools in the South. Greensboro, equidistant from Atlanta and Washington, DC, between the mountains and the seashore, has recently been designated an All-American City. It is extremely arts-oriented and, along with its sister cities in the "Triad" (Winston-Salem and High Point), provides a vital cultural stimulus to the entire Piedmont region.

EEO/AA Policy- The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels

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