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Friends University invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in Dance to begin in fall of 2018. This position is a temporary, full-time, nine month appointment and reports to the Chair of the Division of Fine Arts. The ideal candidate will hold a master’s or doctoral degree in Dance or a closely related field.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY & THE COMMUNITY
Friends University offers a complement of traditional undergraduate majors, non-traditional adult degree-completion programs, and professional graduate programs. Founded in 1898, the University is situated on a beautiful park-like campus in the heart of Wichita, Kansas. Wichita is a vibrant urban city with all the charms of a small town. Our great community offers something for everyone and is rich in arts, education, leisure, and commercial resources.
Friends University seeks to hire faculty who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence). The mission of the University is:
Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.
EXPECTATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will:
Coordinate the ballet major
Teach required ballet classes
Plan, develop, and oversee a number of ballet productions throughout the academic year
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in ballet, as well as a graduate (Master’s or doctoral) degree in Dance or a closely related field and relevant teaching experience. The position is a non-tenure track, temporary, one-year visiting faculty position.
The university would prefer to hire an individual who has experience in musical theater and/or other forms of dance in addition to ballet.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.
Please visit our employment site at www.friends.edu/employment to apply. Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.