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Part-time Lecturer in Modern Dance

Recruitment Period

Open October 26th, 2018 through November 25th, 2018


The Dance Department at the University of California, Irvine is accepting applications for a part-time instructor to teach undergraduate and graduate level technique courses during the 2018-19 academic year in Lar Lubovitch repertory. The successful candidate may also be asked to teach other dance courses including Modern Dance and Dance Performance, choreography, assist with rehearsals and preparations for performances. Appointment is contingent upon department needs and funding. All candidates should have in-depth knowledge and performing experience in Lar Lubovitch repertory, university teaching experience. Professional experience in the field and/or M.F.A./M.A. in Dance preferred.

Title: Part-time Lecturer in Dance
SALARY and START DATE: This is a part-time position and may be hired for partial quarters, beginning January 2019. Compensation will be based on the number of courses taught per quarter and the number of weeks of instruction based on an annual rate of $54,738.

Qualifications: Relevant combination of education, university teaching and/or professional experience in the field. Experience with Lubovitch repertory

Preferred Qualifications: Experience performing and teaching Lar Lubovitch repertory, one or more quarters/semesters of teaching experience at an institution of higher education. relevant master’s degree or higher in Dance

Application procedure:
Apply on-line at:

All applications received by the November 30, 2018 deadline will receive full consideration.

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 165 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, California


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

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

  • Student Evaluations of Teaching - Provide official course evaluations submitted by students you have previously taught. Please provide at least one quarter, or one semesters evaluations.

  • Syllabi from courses you have taught - If you have previously taught courses at a college or university provide syllabi from up to five different courses you have taught.

  • Links to examples of your work on the internet - Provide URL addresses, or links to examples of your work on the internet.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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