Visiting Assistant Professor in Contemporary Dance and Choreography Middlebury College

24 Oct 2014 11:36 AM | Anonymous member

Visiting Assistant Professor in Contemporary Dance and Choreography

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753 The Department of Theatre and Dance at Middlebury College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a three-year term, beginning August 2015, in contemporary dance and choreography.
The successful candidate will: 1. Be an experienced artist who will teach courses in all levels of contemporary dance technique and choreography and offer expertise in anatomy and kinesiology, and/or somatics; 2. Be able to offer an additional movement style such as contact improvisation, ballet, hip hop, compositional improvisation, or a non-western form; contribute to at least one other area of our core curriculum:  history, creative process, cultural studies, digital technology/dance for the camera; 3. Teach courses related to his/her individual research to enhance interdisciplinary offerings central to Middlebury’s mission. Experience in writing/publication and a readiness to participate in strategic and programmatic activities of the department are essential. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching, and creative and scholarly work. MFA or Ph.D. required.

The Dance Program at Middlebury College offers a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.  The program consists of four full-time faculty, a lighting designer/production manager, a music director for dance, and accompanists.  The program maintains its own studios and theatre as part of the Mahaney Center for the Arts.  The Dance Company of Middlebury tours nationally or internationally each year.  Visit us at
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Applications for this position will be accepted starting on October 21, 2014, and all application materials must be received by January 5, 2015.  Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, submit letter of application with a statement of teaching interests, artist’s statement, curriculum vitae, graduate degree or comparable professional experience, a sample of creative work (a current full-length piece, a work in which the artist performs, and one piece set on students are preferred), and three current letters of recommendation addressed to Christal Brown, search committee chair. More information at
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