The Dance Division in the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track Artist-Faculty in Studio Dance who will also receive an additional 10-month administrative contract to serve as the Director of Ohio University’s Summer Dance Intensive, with a focus on composition and modern/contemporary dance practice. We seek a dynamic dance maker and educator who will contribute to our expanding curricular program, and contribute to our core values in diversity and global engagement. Our program emphasizes compositional thinking as a practice of creativity, collaboration, and community.
The successful candidate will be expected to deliver studio courses in choreography (beginning through advanced), modern and additional techniques and teach major and non-major studio courses. This individual will also participate in the delivery of lecture-based survey courses with integrated studio experiences in dance and will help supervise and coordinate Summer Dance Institute programming.
Participation in departmental concerts through performance, choreography or setting repertory on students is expected. Other duties include supervision of student work and participation in student recruitment, academic advisement, and fulfillment of other assigned departmental activities and responsibilities.
Advanced degree (MFA required). Documented experience in professional performance, choreography, and teaching at the university-level. Expertise in dance composition, improvisation, modern, ballet, and somatic techniques
Demonstrated excellence in university teaching and well-defined creative research in choreography at the national and international levels. The ability to teach kinesiology, other dance forms, and online courses is desirable. An interest in community dance and/or movement therapy would be favorable. Some experience with social media publicity is also desirable.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience and is accompanied by our generous university benefits such as tuition for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan including company contributions, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, and more. OHIO is also proud to offer wellness programs, on-site wellness facilities, and a generous employee assistance program. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/
Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 31, 2019.
https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/search Posting number 2016985F