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Part-Time Lecturer in Dance History

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The University of California, Irvine, Department of Dance seeks a part-time lecturer in western dance history (pool recruitment). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate students.

Basic qualifications: M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D in Dance, Dance Studies, or Critical Dance Studies and college/university teaching experience in western dance history.

Completed applications may be reviewed at any time or periodically throughout the 2017-2018 year. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be evaluated and hired as needed, contingent upon the department’s needs and available funding. Applicants may be hired for full or partial quarters based on the needs of the department.

Application procedure:
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS: Varies by quarter, final deadline May 18, 2018.
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Compensation will be at a quarterly rate of $5,874 per lecture course for one or more quarters, contingent upon available funding and instructional need.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Department of Dance at the University of California, Irvine enrolls 150 undergraduate dance majors and 20 graduate students in B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A. degrees in Dance. The department, with 15 full-time and several part-time faculty, has been recognized as one of the nation’s outstanding dance programs. UCI alumni have danced with professional dance companies, in film and television, on Broadway, in national tours, and are employed as university dance faculty nationwide and internationally. The department’s facilities include six dance studios, a motion capture studio, and a Dancer Wellness/ Pilates Suite. Students perform in three theatres (including an Experimental Media Performance Lab) and participate in collaborative telematic projects. Irvine is located in Orange County, about 45 miles south of Los Angeles and five miles from the Pacific Ocean. Visit our website at

Job location

Irvine, CA

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Document requirements
  • Letter of Intent

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Dance History Syllabus - Dance history syllabus including course schedule

  • 3 References familiar with your teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)