The University of South Carolina invites applications for one full-time, professional track instructor position in the Department of Theatre and Dance to begin August 16, 2022. This is an a 9-month non-tenure track appointment, renewable based on Dean's approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
The Dance instructor provides essential training and support to students in the Dance Program at the University of South Carolina. Responsibilities include teaching a 4/4 course load per semester, participating in departmental planning, advising, recruitment, attending departmental meetings, and supporting departmental events.
Courses covered may include but are not limited to: all levels of contemporary/modern technique, all levels of ballet technique, pointe technique, choreography, improvisation, and composition. Choreographing for departmental concerts and mentoring student choreography showcase performances may also be considered a course assignment. Secondary expertise in teaching dance history, non-western dance forms, jazz, tap, hip-hop, introduction to dance, dance technology, video/screen dance, dance anatomy, and/or dance studies/theory also desired.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
An M.F.A. in Dance Performance, or a bachelor's degree and five years of experience as a professional dancer in one or more of the following forms: Modern, Contemporary, or Ballet.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 118067
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.