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East Carolina University's School of Theatre and Dance seeks applicants who are collaborative, dynamic, and student-centered for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position in Dance to begin in August 2024. The School of Theatre and Dance seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We are seeking actively engaged artists and educators with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in their area of expertise in dance.
The teaching load for the position is 12 credits per semester with an additional expectation for creative contribution to Playhouse season performances . The candidate's area of expertise will be emphasized within the teaching load alongside their contributions to teaching courses in ballet technique.
This position is contingent upon available funding.
Special Instructions To Application:
Applicants must complete a candidate profile. Applicants must also submit a curriculum vitae/resume, a list of at least three references with contact information, a cover letter, and web links to online videos of recent teaching and choreography as part of their online application. Applicants will remain active during the stated open period (until the job close date listed below). Official transcript(s) and two to three current original signed letters of reference are required prior to employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals listed by the applicant in the References section within the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference that are submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference that are not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, original signed letters will be required prior to employment.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
The applicant must have a terminal degree (MFA, PhD or international equivalent) in dance or commensurate professional experience. The applicant must have had two or more years of experience training and educating pre-professional or professional level dancers as well as an interest in developing or sustaining nationally recognized creative activity and/or research.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 930559
Organizational Unit Overview:
The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.
The ECU School of Theatre and Dance is guided by the following core principles:
We strive to maintain a high standard of excellence in our classrooms, rehearsal halls and stage productions, celebrating the individual strengths, talents and dreams of our students while providing professional quality productions to Eastern North Carolina.
Through a nurturing yet demanding work environment, centered on adhering to performance industry standards, we seek to create graduates who are competitive in their chosen field and also fully prepared to transfer their skills to related fields.
Culture of Care and Belonging
We give all students the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society. We want our stories to resonate with a broad representation of persons and perspectives.
The essence of making art is to take risks. We ask our students to challenge themselves and allow them the space to make both their successes and failures spectacular. We believe this is how new and innovative forms of creative expression are made.
We recognize and value the impact artists and arts education can have on a community. We encourage our students to be artists, as well as fully engaged citizens, who understand the responsibility and eagerly accept the opportunity to make an impact in their field, our community, and the global community.
The School of Theatre and Dance endeavors to create a safe and accepting teaching and learning environment and a programmatic series that expands the visibility of all choreographers, educators and performers. This includes hiring, casting, and auditioning and continually working toward a more inclusive environment.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.