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Lecturer in Dance

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Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Lecturer
Posting Number 2017_00506F
Posting Type
Official Title LECTURER
Working Title Lecturer in Dance
Title Code 55000
Retirement Plan
Department DANCE
Salary Range
Job Summary

Full-Time Lecturer position in Dance beginning Fall 2018. Non-Tenure Track, Nine-month contract, benefit eligible. Primary responsibilities are to teach large sections of Dance Appreciation offered to all undergraduate students as part of the general education curriculum, and, teach ballet and jazz forms. Participate in departmental events and activities. Other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

The UGA Department of Dance, within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, offers the B.F.A. degree with an option of teacher certification. UGA is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance. Five tenure-track, two lecturers and additional adjunct faculty and staff serve undergraduate dance majors, dance minors and 600-800 core and elective university students each year. The department houses three dance companies, CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company, UGA Ballet Ensemble, and CADE:NCE as well as other performance opportunities for students, including Spring Dance Concert and the Young Choreographers Series. Annual performances are held in the New Dance Theatre, a flexible theatre space in the Dance Building. The Dance Building also contains four sprung floor studios, a classroom and media center for student use. Please see more information about our program at:

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 minutes northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

Terminal Degree (MFA or PhD degree in Dance).

Preferred Qualifications

Two or more years of teaching experience at the university or professional level is helpful. Demonstrated ability to teach lecture-based course(s) in Dance Appreciation; ability to teach ballet and jazz.

Degree Level
Posting Date 10/19/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents