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  • 05 Dec 2016 4:14 PM | Anonymous member

    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance seeks a Non Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance Studies with scholarly expertise in at least one of the following areas: Dance History, Origins of Jazz Dance, Dance As An Art Form, World Perspectives on Dance, and Dance and Popular Culture with additional teaching in Contemporary Technique. Additional experience in Laban Theory preferred.

    Additional duties include student mentoring, non-major program oversight; collaborating with student assessment, participating in recruitment and selection of prospective student dancers; facilitating rehearsals, directing dance productions on a rotating basis with other faculty; and serving on departmental committees. Candidate will be expected to represent USC Kaufman both within the university as well as the local, national, and international levels.

    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is interested in recruiting candidates who have demonstrated the highest standards of scholarship and/or creative activity.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: 

    https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/79247 

  • 05 Dec 2016 4:12 PM | Anonymous member

    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance seeks a Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance and New Media. He or she will have scholarly expertise in Dance and New Media or Digital Technology for Dance, and Dancing On Screen. Additional experience in one or more of the following: Laban Theory, Music for Dancers, Dance Management and Entrepreneurship, and curricular development are preferred.

    Experience involving digital content, moving images, motion -capture, image-mapping, gaming, animation knowledge and expertise in software such as: Premiere, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Isadora, MaxMSP. Specific courses will be determined by the departmental needs and the candidate’s particular area(s) of expertise in these areas.

    Additional duties include student mentoring, non-major program oversight; collaborating with student assessment, participating in recruitment and selection of prospective student dancers; facilitating rehearsals, directing dance productions on a rotating basis with other faculty; and serving on departmental committees. Candidate will be expected to represent USC Kaufman both within the university as well as the local, national, and international levels.

    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is interested in recruiting candidates who have demonstrated the highest standards of scholarship and/or creative activity.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: 

    https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/79297

  • 05 Dec 2016 4:10 PM | Anonymous member

    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Ballet TechniqueUSC Kaufman is looking for a collaborative, dynamic and innovative artist-scholar to teach all levels of ballet technique for undergraduate dance majors, non-majors, and minors. Successful candidates will have significant professional and/or university-level experience in teaching ballet technique, men’s ballet technique, classical male variations, classical partnering and contemporary partnering as well as teaching and/or staging classical and/or contemporary master works. Additional experience in teaching other areas of dance is encouraged and preferred. Possible other fields of expertise could include the teaching of Dance History and/or Dance for New Media.

    Additional duties include student mentorship; non-major program oversight; collaborating with faculty on student evaluation, grading and assessment; participating in recruitment and selection of prospective student dancers; facilitating visiting artist residencies; assisting in rehearsals; directing dance productions on a rotating basis with other faculty; and serving on departmental and university committees. Applicants will be expected to represent USC Kaufman both within the university as well as the local, national and international dance communities.

    The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance is interested in recruiting candidates who have demonstrated an ongoing, successful engagement with the highest standards of scholarship and/or creative activity, consistent with the expectations for excellence in a Research I university.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: 

    https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/79300 

  • 01 Dec 2016 7:03 AM | Anonymous member

    The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University at Buffalo invites applications for a tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor of Dance who specializes in African Diasporic Dance techniques and Choreography. 

    We seek a dance artist and teacher with significant professional and academic experience who will maintain a robust creative and/or scholarly research agenda, continue to develop professional relationships/affiliations nationally and internationally and further distinguish themselves as a leader and innovator in the field. This individual will contribute to our new MFA in Dance and expand our nationally known BA/BFA undergraduate programs through the integration of traditional and contemporary African Diasporic Dance (practices, histories, theories and aesthetics). This individual will also contribute through curriculum development, student mentorship, and artistic and administrative leadership. In addition to teaching Dance Making and African Diasporic Dance, our new colleague will be expected to teach additional theory and physical practice courses, participate in recruitment activities, and help strengthen transdisciplinary connections within the university.

    The Dance program at the University at Buffalo is launching a new MFA in Dance starting Fall 2017, with an emphasis on Choreography. This program will attract students with diverse interests who want to expand their dance making skills in an interdisciplinary environment that supports collaborative artistic creation. This program complements our dynamic undergraduate and graduate program offerings that include BA & BFA in Dance, MA & PhD in Theatre & Performance, and BAs & BFAs in Theatre, Music Theatre, and Design Technology. MFA program highlights include: Close faculty mentorship; Core courses in Dance Making, Physical Practices, Theory, Pedagogy and Dance Science; Student crafted secondary area of study selected from the broader university offerings; Opportunities to work withnational and international guest artists; and production opportunities throughout the year at the fully equipped Center for the Arts and the intimate Katharine Cornell Theatre.

    Minimum Requirements

    MFA and/or PhD in Dance or related field with a significant record of professional creative activity as a choreographer and performing artist and significant university teaching experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    The successful candidate will have expertise teaching Choreography and traditional and contemporary African Diasporic forms (West African, Hip Hop, classic comparative jazz dance and/or other techniques). Knowledge of lineage-based vernacular jazz movement is preferred with additional expertise in one or more of the following areas: improvisation, contemporary partnering, somatic techniques (Laban preferred), pedagogy, anatomy/kinesiology, modern/postmodern dance, ballet, or dance studies. 

    The teaching load is 2 courses per semester. We are especially interested in individuals committed to collaboration who will contribute to the graduate program through course development, advising, and recruitment. Additionally, all Dance faculty mentor student research and creative activities; contribute to departmental dance concerts as director or choreographer; provide service to the department or university as appropriate; and actively support the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter; detailed CV; research statement; teaching statement; 2 sample syllabi; a pdf listing digital links to two creative work samples (7-10 minutes each); and a reference page with contact information for three references via: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/

    Review of applications begins January 1, 2017. Questions should be directed to Karen Cleary at 285 Alumni Arena, Buffalo NY, 14260, kcleary@buffalo.edu. The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all individuals to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


  • 30 Nov 2016 3:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Reed College Dance Department Visiting Position in Dance

    The Reed College Dance Department invites applications for a half-time, one-year visiting position in Dance, beginning Fall 2017. Salary is competitive, including benefits and support for travel and research. Though the position is focused in dance technique, choreography, and performance, our pedagogy emphasizes the integration of theory and practice; the ideal candidate would seek to contextualize studio activities with discussions and assignments that make use of related readings, viewings, and other source materials.

    The successful candidate would teach three courses over two semesters, including contemporary technique, choreography, and a course in the appointee’s area of interest. We especially encourage candidates who have expertise beyond the Western concert tradition, especially in African diasporic or Latin American dance practices, who can also address contemporary concert dance. As a small, collaborative department, members of the dance faculty also contribute to the supervision of senior thesis projects as well as the production of performances and events with students and visiting artists. Above all, we seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, a lively artistic and intellectual engagement with the field, and an interest in contributing to a vital and diverse curriculum. Ideal candidates will have Ph.D. in hand or A.B.D. by the start of the appointment, or will have an M.F.A. and an extensive professional background.

    Reed College is a community that believes cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement http://www.reed.edu/diversity/

    Reed students are known for their outstanding intellectual engagement and creativity.  Reed’s new Performing Arts Building, opened in Fall 2013, provides a vital facility for new initiatives in the performing arts and for fostering interdisciplinary opportunities across the college. Having newly instituted a major in Dance in Fall 2016, the program has begun to accrue a cohort of serious dance students. Portland, Oregon has a thriving artistic community, numerous dance companies, a major dance presenting organization and an international performing arts festival.

    Please send an application letter, CV, two sample syllabi, 2-3 examples of relevant professional work and/or scholarship (1 article or book chapter), and three letters of recommendation to https://apply.interfolio.com/39511. These materials may include links to professional or scholarly works available online. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Carla Mann, chair of the search committee, at cmann@reed.edu. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed College values diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

  • 14 Nov 2016 12:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance (SCCD) at Texas Christian University

    POSITION: The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance (SCCD) at Texas Christian University seeks candidates for an Instructor I in Dance. Instructor I is a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable and promotable position with a primary responsibility in teaching a full 12 credit hour course load each semester.

    QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: The SCCD seeks candidates who are experienced, committed, engaged, and passionate educators who will provide a balance of expertise with current faculty members. The ability to engage both dance majors and non-majors in a range of studio and lecture-based coursework is essential. Graduate degree required. MFA in dance preferred. MA in Dance considered. Two years minimum university teaching experience preferred.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates should be prepared to teach studio-based and lecture format courses that include contemporary technique, functional anatomy, creative dance for children, dance in education (K-12), and survey courses in world dance. Additionally, candidates who can teach improvisational dance forms and/or support existing Pilates teacher training coursework and/or Gyrotonic® coursework are encouraged to apply. The ability to teach additional studio coursework in jazz, hip hop, and/or global dance forms is desirable as is experience in concert production, community engagement, department service, and professional development.

    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    STARTING DATE: August 15, 2017

    GENERAL INFORMATION: TCU is a major teaching and research institution that prioritizes the teacher/scholar model and values diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements of academic excellence in higher education. The School for Classical & Contemporary Dance has eight full-time faculty members, over sixty BFA majors, and serves over 700 students annually through its general population course offerings. The Fort Worth/Dallas area offers rich cultural opportunities.

    TCU encourages applications from diverse candidates and is dedicated to an inclusive learning community.

    As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

    Complete application includes: letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, one of which should directly address the candidate’s teaching. Letters must be sent to the separate email listed below. Additional materials, including a video of the candidate teaching, may be requested.

    Complete applications received by November 1 will be given first consideration. The University will retain materials submitted by applicants. Position open until filled.

    Applications not submitted online will not be considered. Apply online at

    https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty.

    Three confidential letters of recommendation must be emailed directly from the reviewer or dossier service to hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu.

  • 14 Nov 2016 11:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2017

    Stockton University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dance for their Performing Arts Program beginning September 2017.   Salaries are competitive and may be higher depending upon qualifications and experience; excellent benefits.

    Teach beginning to advanced levels of modern and/or ballet techniques, Dance Composition, and courses in the General Studies curriculum.  Teaching load: five courses, plus choreographic and production work equal to a sixth course.  Beyond modern and/or ballet technique and dance composition, expertise in two or more of the following areas is desirable: Dance History, Movement for Actors, Contemporary Partnering, Dance Criticism, Dance Production, Anatomy/Kinesiology, Pilates, Cultural Dance Forms, and Social Dance.  Costume Design and Construction skills a plus. Duties will include choreographing for and helping produce Dance Program productions; assisting with administrative duties of the Dance Program that include concert production, student advising, grant writing, and the supervision of student organizations and sponsored off-campus activities.

    Terminal degree is required by date of appointment, with professional and/or choreographic experience. A successful candidate will demonstrate high artistic, academic, professional, and ethical standards; a record of successful creative and academic endeavors; a strong professional background; and a record of teaching excellence in dance technique. Candidates must present clear evidence of the ability and willingness to work as a collaborative colleague and to fill leadership roles in program and university activities.   The successful applicant will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly research and/or creative work appropriate to the position.  Academic experiences with culturally diverse populations desired. 

    The Dance Program functions within the liberal arts tradition at Stockton University.   Students in the Dance Program major in one of six different tracks that relate to their specific areas of interest, including performance, choreography, studio ownership, physical therapy, teaching, etc., and pursue careers in those areas.  The emphasis in the department is on encouraging students to create, perform, and think about movement in a manner that connects with their experiences in the other fine and liberal arts. For more information about Stockton’s Dance program, please visit www.stockton.edu/dance

    Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    To apply please visit: https://careers-stockton.icims.com/jobsOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using; Word, PDF or Videos either as one single file or as individual attachments.  Address applications to Dr. Lisa Honaker, Dean of Arts and Humanities.  Submissions should be sent as a single PDF document; references should be sent separately. Please include the job title and Reference ID #-- in the subject line.

    1.) A cover letter

    2.) A curriculum vitae

    3.) Link to online video of complete recent choreographic work (not a reel)

    4.) Three current letters of recommendation-dated 2016 (By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references)

    5.) Unofficial copies of transcripts from highest earned degree, and statement of teaching philosophy

    • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
    • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
    • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
    • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at www.stockton.edu/campuspolice or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
    • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action.  Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
  • 14 Nov 2016 10:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Professor: DANCE

    DANCE Dept., University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dance. Responsibilities include: pursuing a professional research agenda; undergraduate and graduate level teaching; directing undergraduate concerts.

    Qualifications: M.F.A. or M.A. in dance or professional equivalent; established record of choreographic work and/or performance; previous college teaching experience. Preference for those working, in part or in full, outside of Euro-American concert dance traditions and movement practices. For specific application requirements, refer to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00660 taisha paggett - Search Committee Chair / email: katrina.oskie@ucr.edu / www.dance.ucr.edu

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer.


  • 14 Nov 2016 10:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CRITICAL DANCE STUDIES (Cluster Hire)

    The University of California at Riverside is implementing a major expansion of our faculty (clusterhiring.ucr.edu) and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work. Requirements: PhD in Dance or Performance Studies, or related fields; college teaching experience; can work with and benefit diverse student body. Preferences for ethnographic methodologies; decolonial/coloniality approaches; non-Western centric research areas; disability studies; gender/sexuality studies; demonstrated teaching record of movement practice.

    Application: cover letter, CV, three recommendation letters, writing sample, two course syllabi, teaching evaluations (optional). Details: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00661. Contact: Katrina Oskie (Katrina.oskie@ucr.edu) Due: 12/16/16.
    EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer


  • 12 Nov 2016 12:02 PM | Anonymous member

    Job Description:
    The Department of Music and Dance in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts announces a search for a (tenure track) Assistant Professor of Dance/Dance Education who is experienced in community engagement and has a creative/performing background. Position begins September 1, 2017.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Responsibilities:
    Teach courses in dance education, and in one or more of the following areas: dance technique (ballet, modern/contemporary, jazz, or hip hop), and one or more courses aimed at both dance students and general education students, such as Dance History, Dance Composition, Dance Science, or Dance and Culture. The candidate will be expected to collaborate in the expansion and promotion of the undergraduate BFA and BA programs, including curriculum review and development, and will share in the administration of the dance program, including, but not limited to, participating in department and program meetings, strategic planning, student advising, student recruitment and retention, and other responsibilities. S/he will contribute to the mission of the UMass dance program and advocate for the Five College Dance Department and the UMass community. Other duties may include supervising student concerts and attending departmental and university events throughout the academic year.

    About University of Massachusetts Amherst:
    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

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