The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for several full and part-time faculty positions.

Where: Los Angeles, CA

When: Starting August 16, 2021.

Deadline for applications: Open until filled.

Claude and Alfred Mann Endowed Professorship in Dance

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for the Claude and Alfred Mann Professorship in Dance. This is a part-time position for an internationally acclaimed artist with expertise in Choreography, Composition, and/or Concert Dance. Selected artist will succeed multi-dimensional artist William Forsythe as holder of the Mann Professorship and will be expected to spend 6-12 weeks in residence at USC Kaufman each year. Initial appointment is for 3-5 years with possibility of renewal. USC Kaufman seeks a visionary, collaborative, dynamic and innovative thought-partner to provide instruction to students in the BFA in Dance program. Involvement may include but is not limited to teaching dance technique, choreography, repertory and performance, improvisation and composition, colloquium, senior seminar, as well as staging and/or creating work.

Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Improvisation and Composition)

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of Improvisation and Composition to major, minor, and elective technique courses. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: all levels of improvisation, composition, and dance technique in one or more of the following forms, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, ballet, tap, commercial dance, and/or vernacular dance forms. Ideal candidates will stage works of a renowned choreographer and/or possess experience in commercial dance. Ability to teach academic courses such as Colloquiums, Seminars , and/or general education courses a plus.

Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz, Tap, and Social Dance Forms)

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of jazz, tap, and social dance forms to major, minor, and elective technique courses. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to provide instruction to students in the BFA in Dance program as well as the BFA in Musical Theater program (a collaborative program with the USC School of Dramatic Arts and USC Thornton School of Music that provides a rigorous, cohort-based, conservatory-style undergraduate program featuring comprehensive training in acting, voice, dance, dramaturgy, script-writing, lyrics writing, and composition).

Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz and Dance Studies)

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Full-time, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Teaching) to provide specialized instruction in the areas of jazz dance and dance studies. USC Kaufman seeks a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to provide instruction to major, minor, and elective technique courses students in the BFA in Dance program as well as the BFA in Musical Theater program (a collaborative program with the USC School of Dramatic Arts and USC Thornton School of Music that provides a rigorous, cohort-based, conservatory-style undergraduate program featuring comprehensive training in acting, voice, dance, dramaturgy, script-writing, lyrics writing, and composition). In addition to teaching practice-based dance instruction at all levels, faculty member will teach academic general education courses such as Introduction to Dance as an Art Form, Origins of Jazz Dance, World Perspectives on Dance, and Dance in Popular Culture.

Artist in Residence

https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/artist-in-residence-dance/1209/2458875120
Organization: USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for Artists in Residence. USC Kaufman seeks collaborative, dynamic and innovative practicing artists to teach one or more dance techniques and/or dance studies in field(s) of expertise, including the following: Hip Hop and Social Dance, Modern, Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Choreography, Ballroom, Dance Repertory, Dance History, Dance Science, Dance and Media. Teaching will include master classes, lectures, staging of choreographic works and the teaching of repertory. Candidate must currently be professionally active and recognized in the field of dance.

How to apply: Please apply online: https://usccareers.usc.edu/search-jobs/dance?orgIds=1728-1209&kt=1

Contact details: uscdance@usc.edu

For further information please visit https://kaufman.usc.edu/

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