Full-Time Lecturer in Jazz Dance

The Dance Program in the Department of Music and Dance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a highly motivated, dynamic dance artist and educator with an established reputation in jazz technique, to teach multiple, advanced-level studio and academic courses in jazz/vernacular dance styles.

This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track lecturer position to begin on September 1, 2020. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal.

The ideal candidate will be at the front of the jazz dance form, connecting to the historical, contemporary, cultural, and African Diasporic aesthetics that are central to today’s dance studies. With an emphasis on Jazz training that complements the existing curriculum, the position supports expanded dance styles found at the heart of popular culture, commercial dance, and concert dance.

See link for full job description. http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/502667/lecturer-in-jazz-dance