Andrew W. Mellon Artist-in-Residence, Dance Drew University in New Jersey

07 Sep 2014 4:05 PM | Anonymous member

Drew University is seeking an Artist-in-Residence in Dance with interdisciplinary interests and skills to collaborate with faculty and students in the sciences, social sciences, or humanities during the 2015-16 academic year. This one-year or one-semester non-tenure-track appointment is part of an Andrew W. Mellon funded initiative to explore “the arts and the common good” (for example, the arts and public discourse, the arts and difference, the arts and sustainability) across the liberal arts curriculum. The Artist-in-Residence will team teach one course per semester with Drew non-arts faculty members, organize campus events (lectures, symposia, or exhibitions), present public lectures, offer guest lectures in Drew courses, and develop and present new work (funded by the grant) in collaboration with Drew students and faculty. Qualified candidates will have an MFA or equivalent degree or experience, demonstrated expertise in interdisciplinary practice and teaching at the college level, an established performance record, and experience with presenting and participating in arts programming. Candidates can apply for either a one (Fall 2015 or Spring 2016) or two semester (2015-16 academic year) appointment. The grant may provide housing support. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.


In order to enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, the successful applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.


To apply, please send the materials listed below electronically to


The deadline to apply is October 15, 2014. Please address all questions about the position to Prof. Rhodes,


1.letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement

2.curriculum vitae

3.proposal for Artist-in-Residence activities including time frame (Fall 2015, Spring 2016 or academic year 15-16) including: overall theme related to “the arts and the common good”; interdisciplinary course proposal(s) (please propose two courses if applying for the academic year); public programs; and project (with budget and work space needs)

4.DVD or weblink with examples of personal work (if sending a DVD, address to Kimberly Rhodes, Associate Professor & Chair of Art History, Dorothy Young Center for the Visual Arts, Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940)

5.names/e-mail addresses/telephone numbers of three references

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