African American Arts Institute (AAAI) Graduate Associate Instructors, 2012-13

AAAI announces associate instructor positions for prospective and continuing full-time students seeking graduate degrees at Indiana University -Bloomington. Appointments are for the academic year August through May. Compensation includes a monthly stipend, fee remission, and health insurance benefits paid by the university.

Graduate Associate Instructor Positions:

Associate Instructor – African American Dance Company – Assist with instruction, choreography and management of classroom and performance activities; must have formal dance training and experience; previous teaching and performance experience in Black dance styles desirable.

Vocal Coach – African American Choral Ensemble – Assist with instruction, musical arrangements and management of classroom and performance activities; must have formal vocal training, ability to transcribe and arrange music, vocal part keyboard skills; previous teaching and performance experience in African American Choral genres desirable.

Vocal Coach – IU Soul Revue – Assist with instruction, musical arrangements and management of classroom and performance activities; must have formal vocal training, ability to transcribe and arrange music, vocal part keyboard skills; previous teaching and performance experience in popular music styles desirable.

Instrumental Coach – IU Soul Revue – Assist with instruction, musical arrangements and management of classroom and performance activities; must have excellent performance skills (keyboard or guitar preferred) in the range of African American popular music styles (R&B, Soul, Funk, etc.) ability to transcribe and arrange music; previous teaching experience desirable.

For details contact: Charles E. Sykes, Executive Director, African American Arts Institute, (812) 855-0350, csykes@indiana.edu. For more information: http://www.indiana.edu/~aaai/ .

Funding for Grad School: Fall 2012 Orientation Sessions

Save the date! If your department is planning new student orientation activities, consider incorporating one of these GGC presentations into your schedule:

    • August 16 (Thursday): 4pm – 5pm, Fine Arts 102
    • August 17 (Friday): 1pm – 2pm, Fine Arts 102
    • August 31 (Friday): 12pm – 1pm, Woodburn Hall 120

These sessions will introduce incoming graduate students to funding opportunities at IU and give them tools for finding and winning external funding for all stages of graduate study. For a number of prestigious, multi-year awards, students are only eligible during their first year, and we want your students to know about these opportunities in time to apply. If your program’s orientation schedule conflicts with these times, contact us to have a GGC consultant meet with your students (incoming or continuing) later in the year.

No registration is necessary. Locations will be announced in the summer–check back in for updates and details and please share this announcement with your incoming students.

We also offer regular workshops throughout the year on using our funding databases and writing competitive grant proposals. See the Workshops page for upcoming GGC events.

Questions: Contact us at gradgrnt@indiana.edu