Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure-Track, SUNY College at Brockport

24 Oct 2014 11:15 AM | Anonymous member

Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure-Track, SUNY College at Brockport

Description of Position: Candidates for Assistant Professor of Dance in the Department of Dance at the College at Brockport are active dance professionals who teach a current movement practice such as contemporary dance, jazz and/or hip hop. That practice will enhance the modern-dance emphasis of the department at all levels of the graduate and undergraduate programs. Candidates should also demonstrate expertise in at least one other curricular area (such as dance pedagogy; movement analysis and somatics; dance technology). Candidates should have an active research agenda, demonstrated by scholarly and/or creative activity. This is a tenure-track position. Visit us on the web at

Essential functions of the position include:

-Teach current movement practice (e.g. contemporary dance; hip hop; jazz dance).

-Teach in an additional curriculum area (e.g. dance pedagogy, movement analysis, somatics; dance technology).

-Maintain a high level of creative and/or scholarly activity.

-Advise students, participate actively in departmental governance and perform academic service.

Required Qualifications:

-Teaching excellence in current movement practice and in an additional curricular area of stated expertise.

-Record of dance related creative and/or scholarly research.

-Terminal degree in dance (completed by August 2015).

-Teaching experience in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Teaching experience working with college-level dance majors.

-Full-time college teaching experience.

-Nationally-recognized record of dance-related creative and/or scholarly accomplishments.

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All positions are subject to final budgetary approval. AA/EOE

Online submission of the following is required:

1. CV

2. Cover letter addressing duties and required and preferred qualifications listed above.

3. Video sample of teaching skills (no more than 30 minutes).

4. Two samples of creative and/or literary scholarship.

5. Names of four references with contact information including phone numbers and email addresses.

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Juanita Suarez, Search Committee Chair, Department of Dance, The College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420,

Posting Dates: Best Consideration: 11/15/2014

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