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Campus:
Sacramento

Job ID: 5

Discipline:
Letters/Humanities

Appointment Type:
Tenure-Track

Time Base:
Full-Time

Date Posted:
December 21, 2012

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
http://www.csus.edu/hr/faculty/AL/index.htm

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.csus.edu/jobs

Description:

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN DANCE
TENURE-TRACK POSITION

Beginning Fall Semester 2013

Minimum Qualifications
Education: M.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography.

Special Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be able to teach in contemporary, jazz or Dunham technique and in at least two (2) of the following areas: Dance history, theory and criticism, somatic practices, cultural dance, choreography and improvisation.

Experience:
Minimum of two (2) years university-level teaching experience and evidence of professional career in contemporary dance or jazz dance.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching lecture courses, choreography courses, as well as introductory through advanced courses in modern/ contemporary technique, advising and mentoring students, directing and choreography for the University Dance Ensemble, directing annual student performances, advising students and student dance organizations, assisting with updating of curriculum, service to Department of Theatre and Dance, University and community, and maintaining a professional profile through scholarly and creative work.

Appointment
The position is tenure-track beginning with the Fall 2013 semester, i.e., on August 28, 2013, and is at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Application Procedure
Review of application files begins on Jan. 23, 2013, and continues until position is filled.

Candidates are asked to provide: three (3) letters of application, current vitas, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three recent references who can address candidate’s professional preparation and experience. Screening of applications will begin January 23, 2013; position open until filled. Nominations accompanied by current vita of the nominee will also be accepted.

Send all application materials to:

Lorelei Bayne
Chair, Dance Search Committee
Department of Theatre and Dance
Sacramento State University
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6069