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Lecturer in Musical Theater Dance

Company (If Applicable): 
Department of Theater, SIU Carbondale
Description: 
Position Announcement Lecturer (100% FTE) (Musical Theater Dance) Department of Theater SIU Carbondale Position: Lecturer (full-time, non-tenure-track) in Musical Theater Dance, Department of Theater, SIU Carbondale. Rank: Lecturer, non-tenure-track Qualifications: MFA in dance or MA degree plus equivalent professional experience as a music theater dancer or choreographer; strong technical skills in tap, ballet, and jazz dance and a strong knowledge of musical theater dance styles, history and repertory; experience as a musical theater choreographer and/or dance captain. Duties: Teaching courses in intermediate and advanced level music theater dance, choreographing or assisting choreographers on seasonal musicals, and depending on qualifications, teaching movement for actors and directing seasonal musicals. The Department: The Department of Theater, a division of the College of Liberal Arts, offers a B.A. Degree, a B.F.A. Degree in Musical Theatre jointly taught with the School of Music, and M.F.A. Degree in theater with specializations in the areas of Directing, Playwriting, Design, and Production. Doctoral studies in theater are sponsored through the Department of Communication Studies. The Department of Theater has an active production program in cooperation with the School of Music, and a staff of nine faculty and two professional staff. Student enrollment approximates 100. SIU Carbondale is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity). SIU Carbondale is a public institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000. Effective Date: August 16, 2013: 9 month term appointment with possibility of renewal contingent on performance and programmatic need. Application Deadline: July 1, 2013, or until filled Application Procedure: Send resume, academic vitae and three current letters of recommendation to: J. Thomas Kidd, Chair Department of Theater Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1100 Lincoln Drive Mail Code 6608 Carbondale, IL 62901 SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.
Date of Event: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 2:30pm to Friday, July 12, 2013 - 2:30pm
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