POOL - Lecturer - 8241BR

POOL - Lecturer

Department: 
Dance
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
F-Faculty

Position Overview

The Department of Dance within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas invites qualified scholars and professionals in the genres of jazz, modern contemporary, tap, hip hop, and ballet to submit applications for part- to full-time teaching positions in Dance. The appointment will be semester by semester. The Department accepts applications at any time, but normally makes appointments for Fall semester in May or June and for Spring semester in October and November. All appointments are contingent upon staffing needs.

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the US before employment begins.

Job Description

100% Teach undergraduate level courses in jazz, modern contemporary, tap, hip hop, and/or ballet in the Department of Dance on an as-need or semester basis.
  1. Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be cancelled.
  2. Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.
  3. The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments with students, as requested.
  4. Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through: descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and Information provided from professional references:
  1. Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Dance OR at least two-years of experience dancing in a professional company OR at least two-years of experience teaching at an accredited university.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. More than two-years of experience dancing in a professional company OR more than two-years of teaching experience at an accredited university.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete electronic application will include a letter of interest detailing the specific disciplines the applicant is qualified to teach, a vitae, and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

Contact Information to Applicants

Michelle Heffner-Hayes
785-864-1098
mhayes@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

20-Mar-2017

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
8241BR
Department:
Dance
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
F-Faculty
Application Review Begins:
20-Mar-2017
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