World Arts & Cultures/Dance Lecturer Pool 2019-2020 University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04541 Recruitment Period Open May 1st, 2019 through Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance is creating a pool of candidates to teach courses in all areas of the department. Members of the pool would be called upon to teach lower division, upper division or graduate students during the 2019-20 academic years, as needed and dependent upon funding.
CULTURE AND PERFORMANCE STUDIES - Applicants must be able to teach in any or all of the following areas: cultural studies, performance studies, folklore, material culture studies, popular culture studies, critical theory, ethnography, and research/methodology.
PUBLIC/COMMUNITY ARTS - Applicants must be able to teach in any or all of the following areas: community arts, public sector folklore, arts education, arts activism, arts outreach and service learning.
DANCE TECHNIQUE - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: beginning to advanced levels of dance of selected cultures or practices (e.g., Modern/Post-Modern, Ballet, African, Asian, Latin American dance, hip-hop, salsa, tango, etc.). Must have substantial prior teaching and performing experience, and full knowledge of concepts, processes and techniques.
CHOREOGRAPHY - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: beginning, intermediate, advanced and graduate choreography. Must have substantial prior teaching and performing experience, and full knowledge of concepts, processes and techniques.
DANCE STUDIES - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: dance ethnology(culture-specific and comparative topics); dance theory (for example, theories of sexuality, gender,and race; cross-cultural perspectives on the body); dance science (movement and analysis,kinesiology, anatomy); dance history (Western and/or Non-Western)
PRODUCTION DESIGN - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: lighting,sceneography, costume, digital design.
VIDEOGRAPHY - Applicants must be able to teach any or all of the following: ethnographic video(theory, history, and technique), performance video (theory, history, and technique), digital editing.
MUSIC -- Applicants must be able to accompany dance and other studio classes, and/or teach any or all of the following: introduction to music for dancers and performance artists, soundscape design for dance and performance, body music.
Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree or equivalent, extensive professional experience for performers and choreographers, five years university level teaching experience preferred.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.