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Part-Time Lecturer in Dance (Bollywood)

Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A., and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be part of a world class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students, and staff that make the university what it is.

The hallmark of the newly established USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance — as expressed in its motto “The New Movement” — is the development of a new movement model expressed in new media, scholarship, studio practice and choreography for the 21st century. The school provides foundational insight, opportunities for artistic development, a diverse performance repertory, exposure to world renowned practicing artists, dance conditioning, and strategic career venture skills.

In the fall of 2015, USC Kaufman enrolled its first cohort of BFA dance majors. USC Kaufman also offers a robust array of non-major and minor offerings in dance open to all USC students. The dance minor is designed to present undergraduate students with a focus on the discipline of dance as an educational tool for study and research, offering students an interdisciplinary experience compatible with a variety of majors. Visit the School’s website at kaufman.usc.edu for more information.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a short-term position as Part-Time Lecturer in Dance (Bollywood). Artist will teach classes as needed on Fridays in August, September, and potentially October of 2017. This is a short-term position for an artist prepared to teach all levels of Bollywood in relation to Classical Indian Dance for non-majors. The ideal candidate will also have additional experience in teaching other areas of dance, which might include ballroom, contemporary, jazz and/or tap.

STARTING DATE

August 16, 2017. Renewal beyond the initial period of appointment is possible, but not guaranteed

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS

Begins July 1, 2017 and continues until position is filled.

TO APPLY

All candidates should submit a (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae including teaching experience, courses taught and developed, professional experience for productions and/or choreography; and (3) names and contact information for three current professional references. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

USC is committed to equal opportunity and continues to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States.

MINIMUM EDUCATION

BFA or BA in Dance. Equivalent professional experience may be considered in lieu of educational experience.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

Professional or University-level experience in teaching all levels of Bollywood and/or Classical Indian Dance.



REQ20046917 Posted Date: 07/13/2017

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