Assistant Professor of Dance, Non-Tenure Track (NTT) effective Fall 2019

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an engaging and collaborative individual who appreciates a diverse academic environment for a 9-month, renewable position in Musical Theatre Dance starting August 19, 2019. Positions joins a Dance faculty of six. The School offers B.F.A. degrees in Musical Theatre and Dance Performance, a Dance B.A., and produces eight productions annually. Opportunities exist for employment at the School’s professional summer theatre.

Responsibilities Teach theatre tap, jazz and ballet to dance and musical theatre majors. Choreograph for dance concerts and/or musicals. Teach from among partnering, jazz styles, commercial dance. Candidate will share creative advising and mentorship.

Qualifications M.F.A. and/or professional equivalent in Musical Theatre Dance. Experience teaching Musical Theatre Dance and choreography at the university or professional level. Additional competencies considered. Applications considered November 15, 2018. Apply at jobs.kent.edu(position #997995). Include letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to choreography (two complete works and clips as desired), a diversity statement, and a list of five references. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to Barbara Verlezza (bverlez1@kent.edu) or Dance Search Committee, D101 Kent Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University,1325 Theatre Drive Kent, OH 44242-0001