Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer in Modern Dance Choreography Rehearsal and Performance

Santa Clara, California, United States

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Job description

Department, Program, Center: Modern Dance Choreography

Specialty or Subdiscipline: Modern Dance Choreography

College or School: College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic University in the Silicon Valley, seeks applicants for the position of Adjunct Lecturer (part-time) in Modern Dance Choreography – Rehearsal and Performance for the fall and winter quarters.

Salary: $3,400 in fall and $3,400 in winter

Basic Qualifications:
MFA in Dance required. Prior experience choreographing at the university level or commensurate professional experience. Commitment to teaching theatre and dance within a liberal arts context.

Preferred Qualifications:

Duties include but are not limited to:
1. Create an original modern dance on 10 or more intermediate/advanced dancers for Images 2019.
2. Participate in Images audition and conduct all assigned rehearsals.
3. Responsibility to assess student performance and communicate to Images director.
4. Fulfill other instructional or academic duties, such as attending faculty meetings or department special events, as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the department.DANC 29/129 Rehearsal and Performance. Create an original modern dance on 10 or more intermediate/advanced dancers for departmental dance concert Images 2019 (0.5 course load per quarter). Rehearsals to be conducted weekly through Fall and Winter quarter to culminate with Images in February 2019. Be available for Images audition tentatively scheduled for September 26, 2018.

Work Authorization:
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Close Date: 6/15/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Additional Information:
For further information, contact Prof. Pauline Locsin-Kanter at pkanter@scu.edu.

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

How to apply

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
Application Procedure: 1. A letter of interest specifying choreography experience and qualifications. 2. Curriculum Vitae to include Choreographic record. 3. Samples of previous works either on DVD or available on the internet. 4. A two-paragraph statement outlining a proposed modern choreographic work to be set on 10 or more SCU intermediate/advanced dancers. Please include possible themes and address your rehearsal creative working process. 5. Names and contact information from two choreographic references (both email and phone numbers

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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