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  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DANCE

    Posted: 08/06/2020

    Supplemental Information

    Northwestern State University of Louisiana School of Creative and Performing Arts is seeking applications for a 9-month, tenure track faculty position with a proposed start date of August 10, 2020.  Review of applications will begin immediately and position will remain open until filled.

    To Apply:  Submit a letter of application, current CV, transcripts, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, a list of five professional references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses, along with link(s) to video of creative work. 
    Please email materials to: 
    Mr. Scott Burrell
    Assistant Director, School of Creative & Performing Arts
    Northwestern State University, 150 Central Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71497
    nfburrellc@nsula.edu  

    The successful candidate will be subject to a background check, as a condition of employment.

    Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (i.e., Title IX):
     
    ·         Employees/Potential Employees – Veronica M. Biscoe, EEO Officer
                (318-357-6359)
    ·         Students – Frances Conine, Dean of Students (318-357-5286)

    For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns, contact the Disability Support Tutoring Director, Randi Washington, at 318-357-4460. 
     
    Additionally, Northwestern complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about NSU's campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://universitypolice.nsula.edu/annual-security-report/.
    Full disclosure statement:  http://universityplanning.nsula.edu/notice-of-non-discrimination/
     
    *Inquiries regarding employment application status should be made to the individual receiving the application packet. 
    Department:  CAPA
    Telephone:   318-357-6891
     

     

    Qualifications

    • All applicants should have a terminal degree in Dance
    • Teaching experience at a university and/or professional level
    • Demonstrated ability to train, educate, motivate, and inspire students
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other faculty across disciplines
    • Effective communication skills

    Job Concepts

    Teach courses in NSU's new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance program in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Courses include; Modern, Choreography, Improvisation and Jazz. Other assignments could include areas of expertise that support the department's curriculum; including but not limited to Dance & Technology, Laban Movement Analysis, World Dance, Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop, Partnering and Dance History & Criticism I & II.
    Other job duties include choreography for dance concerts, function as a positive collaborator with other faculty, serve on departmental and university committees, actively engage in creative and/or scholarly research, attend recruiting events as well as mentor and advise students.