Adjunct, Theatre and Dance - Salve Regina University
Salve Regina University
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Internal Number: 142600
Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Wed Feb 9 2022 Job Description:
The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance seeks part time instructors to teach undergraduate courses in Theatre and Dance. Applicants are added to the pool list throughout the year. Appointments are made on a semester-by-semester (fall/spring) basis with opportunities for long-term part time employment. Hiring decisions are made in late spring/early summer for the fall semester, and early fall for the spring semester.
In alignment with the mission of Salve Regina University, the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance is committed to cultivating graduates with enduring values that enhance their ability to think critically, respond creatively, and actively promote universal justice. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of social consciousness. We encourage applicants who will contribute to the diversity of our university community, including members of historically underrepresented groups.
Instructors with expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply:
West African Dance
Jazz dance styles rooted in Africanist aesthetics
Dance History and Theory
Intro to Theatre
African American Drama
Gender and Sexuality in Theatre
Salve Dance also seeks guest artists/choreographers who work in jazz or jazz-adjacent styles. Guest artists conduct short residencies in the dance program throughout the academic year and do not have to be local. Interested applicants should directly contact Department Chair Lindsay Guarino at Lindsay.firstname.lastname@example.org with an artist statement and work samples.
MA or MFA with professional teaching experience.
A BA or BFA without an MA/MFA will be considered for studio course instruction if the candidate has equivalent performance and/or teaching experience.
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.