Department of Dance - Three-year Replacement Position Denison University

14 Oct 2014 9:08 PM | Anonymous member

Denison University (Granville, OH) Department of Dance seeks a full-time, three-year replacement position in a small but vibrant department that balances Eurocentric and Africanist values, movement practices, and dance studies. We are most keen on hiring someone with writing expertise, and for whom contributing to the teaching of writing in the discipline will be a priority. The successful candidate will be able to teach all levels of modern/postmodern movement technique, and any three of the following: Composition, Cultural Studies (a topics course on some aspect of dance history), Movement Analysis (Laban-based), and Somatics (Body-Mind Centering, Feldenkrais, Ideokinesis, etc. preferred). Preference will be given to candidates who are certified in either movement analysis or somatics. The department also offers a Seminar in Production and Performance courses; these are very welcome additions to the candidate’s teaching expertise. PhD/PhD(abd) or MFA is required; PhD is preferred.


Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2014. Position open until filled. Position start date: August 2015; end date: June 2018. Candidates must apply online by uploading all required materials to Applications not uploaded through this site will not be accepted.


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