Open April 15th, 2021 through Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The University of California, Irvine, Department of Dance seeks a part-time lecturer in Laban Movement Analysis for dancers. The successful candidate is required to be either a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute (LIMS), or a Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA) from Integrated Movement Studies (IMS). The Laban Studies course for undergraduates and the Graduate Seminar in Movement Analysis for the UCI MFA in Dance program are graduation requirements. The appropriate candidate for this position understands and practices teaching the Laban Movement Analysis framework as an introductory course, providing relevance for dance populations in performance, choreography, and dance pedagogies. The concepts embedded in the Laban categories of Body, Effort, Shape, and Space underpin the teaching and learning environment, aimed at expanding ways of seeing, analyzing, and describing movement as it occurs in dance as well as in other movement disciplines and everyday life. The experienced candidate is able to teach a 10-week introductory course in Laban Movement Analysis in either virtual-remote or in-person class structures schedule for Fall Quarter 2021 with a second course Graduate level course schedule to TBD.
Basic qualifications: M.F.A./M.A. in dance, or professional experience in the field. Teaching experience required (may include; college, university, or other professional teaching).
Preferred qualifications: M.F.A. in dance, more than one year of university level teaching experience, professional dance experience.
M.F.A./M.A. in dance, or professional experience in the field. Teaching experience required (may include; college, university, or other professional teaching).
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