Lecturer of Dance, Dept. of Fine and Performing Arts, (Non-Tenure Track)

Location
Chicago, IL, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 13, 2018
Ref
1742962097
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Lecturer of Dance, Dept. of Fine and Performing Arts, (Non-Tenure Track)
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
All submissions are sent through www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates are required to provide; a letter of interest; Curriculum Vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of choreographic experience; and the names and contact information for three referees. Referees will not be contacted immediately but will be at subsequent points in the review process.

Applicants should forward additional questions to:

Sandra Kaufmann, Director of Dance

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Road

Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title
Lecturer of Dance, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts (Non-Tenure Track)

Position Title
Lecturer of Dance, Dept. of Fine and Performing Arts, (Non-Tenure Track)

Position Number

Job Category
University Faculty

Job Type
Full-Time

FLSA Status
Exempt

Campus
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

Location Code
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (02105A)

Department Name
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
No

Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, three-year renewable appointment in Dance for academic year 2019-2020. We are seeking a generalist who can teach dance courses in the college for majors and non-majors. The Dance Program at LUC offers a major and minor in dance as well as courses in the university's core curriculum. The DFPA houses the Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre Programs, which together instruct more than 400 undergraduate majors and minors. For more information about the Dance at Loyola, please visit its website at http://luc.edu/dance.

This position includes teaching undergraduates in introductory and advanced courses in dance. Teaching responsibilities shall include Ballet I, Ballet IV, Ballet V, Pointe II, Advanced Modern (Contemporary) as well as Topics in Dance (Adaptive Dance, Improvisation, Research in Dance) and additional Level-I classes in either Jazz or Modern Dance. Candidates will also be called on to choreograph pieces for our dance concert.

Qualifications

Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of distinguished performance and student mentorship. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach all levels of ballet and a broad range of coursework in an expanding dance program, which is dedicated to transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. Teaching experience at the college/university level and significant professional experience is required. Candidates must hold an M.F.A., or demonstrate equivalent professional experience. Expertise in a classical technique and choreography experience are required. Demonstrated experience in curriculum development is desirable.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Teaching experience at the college/university level and significant professional experience is required.
Candidates must hold an M.F.A., or demonstrate equivalent professional experience.
Expertise in a classical technique and choreography experience are required.

Open Date
11/02/2018

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

All submissions are sent through www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates are required to provide; a letter of interest; Curriculum Vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of choreographic experience; and the names and contact information for three referees. Referees will not be contacted immediately but will be at subsequent points in the review process.

Applicants should forward additional questions to:

Sandra Kaufmann, Director of Dance
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting
http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/9571

Job Number
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Organizational Location
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Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies
1

Desired Start Date
08/12/2019

Position End Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application

+ Curriculum Vitae

+ Teaching Statement

Optional Documents

+ Other Document

+ Multi Media