Job Posting - Open Rank, Professor of the Practice, Duke University

24 Sep 2015 10:11 AM | Anonymous

The Duke University Program in Dance seeks an outstanding dance researcher and artist practitioner who will contribute significantly to the new MFA in Dance: Live Art and Embodied Practice in teaching, research, and the advising of MFA thesis projects. We welcome an individual who will both expand and extend the areas of expertise of the current faculty in terms of research, international engagement, and teaching across degree programs (MFA and BA). We value a colleague whose research is informed by an active artistic practice.

The Duke University Dance Program currently offers a BA and a minor in dance. The Dance Program is an independent unit within the University’s School of Arts and Sciences.

Start date: August 1, 2016

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Applicants are requested to send a letter of application including a statement of teaching and choreographic interests; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and if applicable, a DVD of choreography and teaching. Applications received by January 15, 2016 will be guaranteed full consideration.

For further information and to submit application materials online via the Academic Jobs online portal go to

For inquiries, please contact:

Prof. Purnima Shah

Director, Duke University Dance Program

205 Bivins Building, 2 Brodie Gym Drive

P. O. Box 90686

Durham, NC 27708

EEO / AA Policy: Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 Congress on Research in Dance
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