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Assistant Professor of Dance

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Dance
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Dance
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Dance
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/07/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in dance starting August 2018. Candidates must possess a technical emphasis in modern dance and have strong choreographic skills. In addition to teaching expectations, job responsibilities include institutional and professional service, as well as expectations to develop a peer-reviewed body of creative activity.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

M.F.A. earned doctorate, or the foreign equivalent in Dance. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Two years of collegiate teaching experience is ideal, along with an established record of professional experience in the field.
Strong choreographic skills.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 01/01/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

Hannah Yarborough

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

Applications received by January 1, 2018 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed until the position is filled. Apply online with a cover letter detailing pedagogical strengths and choreographic experience, curriculum vitae, video links to 3 complete works of original choreography, a one-page description of choreographic work samples submitted, three professional references, and a scanned copy of graduate degree transcript.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000599
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37506
Departmental/College Overview:

The KSU Department of Dance enrolls over a 110 dance majors, employs 16 full/part time faculty, and is housed in a state-of-the-art dance facility, including a newly opened dance theater. Concentrations in ballet and modern dance are offered through the B.A. in Dance, that was started in 2009. The KSU Dance Company has received top honors at the American College Dance Association and has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center in four successive national years.

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Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  6. Media Presentation (Web Link Only)
Optional Documents