Dance History Position at Florida State University

08 Oct 2013 11:04 AM | Anonymous member




Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Dance History

Responsibilities:The Florida State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in dance history to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in a variety of historical periods and to pursue an active program of research in a related domain.  Responsibilities include sharing the teaching of four BFA dance history courses and a variety of MFA and MA history and research courses.  Approaches that link studio movement practices and historical and theoretical underpinnings will be given special consideration.  Research in one or more of the following areas is preferred: dance and cultural history, dance and performance theory, interdisciplinary research. Additional duties include mentoring student research and creative work, academic advising, service on appropriate school, college and university committees, and student recruitment.

Qualifications: Demonstrated teaching ability and experience in dance history and theory. Established research agenda that has a sustainable trajectory. PhD degree or ABD status in dance or a related field.  Candidates with an MFA degree or comparable professional experience and credentials will be considered if background and experience is especially well matched to the qualifications for the position.

Anticipated Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Applications must be completed online at:

and all applications should include:

·      letter indicating interest and outlining qualifications for the position;

·      statement of teaching philosophy and description of research interests;

·      curriculum vita;

·      names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mails addresses of three professional references.

Review of applications will begin January 4, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

 Congress on Research in Dance
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