The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance is creating a pool of candidates to teach courses in all areas of the department. Members of the pool would be called upon to teach lower division, upper division or graduate students during the 2017-18 academic years, as needed.
CULTURE AND PERFORMANCE STUDIES - Applicants must be able to teach in any or all of the following areas: cultural studies, performance studies, folklore, material culture studies, popular culture studies, critical theory, ethnography, and research/methodology.
PUBLIC/COMMUNITY ARTS – Applicants must be able to teach in any or all of the following areas: community arts, public sector folklore, arts education, arts activism, arts outreach and service learning.
DANCE TECHNIQUE - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: beginning to advanced levels of dance of selected cultures or practices (e.g., Modern/Post-Modern, Ballet, African, Asian, Latin American dance, hip-hop, salsa, tango, etc.). Must have substantial prior teaching and performing experience, and full knowledge of concepts, processes and techniques.
CHOREOGRAPHY - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: beginning, intermediate, advanced and graduate choreography. Must have substantial prior teaching and performing experience, and full knowledge of concepts, processes and techniques.
DANCE STUDIES - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: dance ethnology(culture-specific and comparative topics); dance theory (for example, theories of sexuality, gender,and race; cross-cultural perspectives on the body); dance science (movement and analysis,kinesiology, anatomy); dance history (Western and/or Non-Western)
PRODUCTION DESIGN - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: lighting,sceneography, costume, digital design.
VIDEOGRAPHY - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: ethnographic video(theory, history, and technique), performance video (theory, history, and technique), digital editing.
MUSIC -- Applicants must be able to accompany dance and other studio classes, and/or teach any or all of the following: introduction to music for dancers and performance artists, soundscape design for dance and performance, body music.
Titles: Lecturer; Visiting-Assistant, -Associate or -Full Professor; Adjunct-Assistant, -Associate or -Full Professor
Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree or equivalent, extensive professional experience for performers and choreographers, five years university level teaching experience preferred.
Positions Available: Fall 2017 through Spring 2018. Appointments contingent on availability of funding.
Applications to include: 1) curriculum vitae; and 2) contact information for three professional references.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Teaching (Optional)