Assistant Professor of Dance Studies at Barnard College

11 Jul 2016 11:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Assistant Professor of Dance Studies at Barnard College (tenure track)

The Department of Dance of Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City, invites applications for an outstanding scholar to appoint as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dance Studies starting July 1, 2017.

Founded in 1889, Barnard College is a private women’s liberal arts college affiliated with Columbia University. The Barnard College Department of Dance is the center for dance scholarship, research, and performance for all of Columbia University and as such, provides the artistic and academic programming to support majors, minors, and concentrations offered by the undergraduate divisions of the University (Barnard, Columbia College, School of General Studies, School of Engineering).

The ideal candidate will have expertise in theatrical dance history (preferably with specializations in ballet, African-American dance, and/or contemporary choreography), as well as innovative critical and methodological approaches to one or more of the following areas of research: social or popular dance; dance theory, ethnography and/or dramaturgy; relationships between music and dance; and/or intersections between the performing arts and policy, diplomacy, and/or activism. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in dance or related discipline at time of appointment, a distinguished record of scholarly publication or promise of such, proven capacity for teaching excellence at the college level, and ability and desire to perform service within the department, college, and university.

Position is full-time.  Posting Number:  2016-00024-F

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in dance or related discipline at time of appointment, a distinguished record of scholarly publication or promise of such, proven capacity for teaching excellence at the college level, and ability and desire to perform service within the department, college, and university.

Applicants must submit the following:
1. letter of application
2. CV
3. statement of research/scholarship
4. statement of teaching philosophy (specify dance studies courses taught)
5. sample syllabus
6. graduate school transcript
7. writing sample (PDF of a dissertation/book chapter, a published scholarly article, etc.)
8. three letters from professional references. (Submit names and contact info of your references to the online application system, which will automatically prompt references to upload letters directly to the system.)

To apply, see https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/2236

Please include complete URLs wherever they appear in your application materials to avoid hyperlink corruption during the uploading process.

To receive full consideration, application materials and reference letters must be received by September 30, 2016.

Please direct any questions to dancesearch@barnard.edu.


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