The Curry College Department of Fine and Applied Arts is accepting applications for part-time Associate Lecturers with the demonstrated ability to teach West African Dance with a focus on rhythm, songs, and culture as well as dance choreographies traditionally performed for rites of passage, courtship, and other cultural occasions.
The ideal candidate, in addition to teaching movement, will be able to instruct students to develop dance and drumming terminology and utilize the vocabulary in writing assignments and class discussions. This course meets the General Education Arts Breadth requirement.
This course meets in the Spring semester of 2020 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1:00 pm-2:15 pm. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.
Master's degree in dance or related field or professional equivalent.
Three years prior teaching experience.
Must be available to teach course on assigned scheduled days/time.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
About Curry College
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations.