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  • 16 Sep 2014 1:54 PM | Anonymous member

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JOB OPENING in DANCE at UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA ASHEVILLE

    The University of North Carolina Asheville seeks an experienced teacher and scholar in dance for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The candidate must have a terminal degree, either an MFA in Dance or a PhD in Dance Studies, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, or a related field, at time of appointment.  Candidates with a background in cultural studies or ethnomusicology are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will have substantive experience as a dancer in addition to academic credentials.  The department or program of appointment will depend on the academic background and interests of the hire.

     

    This faculty member would be expected to teach courses in dance history, composition, and at least one formal dance technique (either Western or non-Western), as well as courses which integrate the study of dance and movement with other disciplines, particularly Drama, Performance Studies, and Cultural Studies (Africana Studies, Asian Studies, and others).  The candidate would be expected to contribute to courses in these departments and programs as well as in interdisciplinary programs, such as Arts and Ideas and Humanities.

     

    UNC Asheville has offered courses in Dance for many years, with a minor in Dance in place since 2000, relying on non-tenured faculty.  With this position, we wish to more closely link dance to other academic disciplines, both in the performing arts and in non-performative areas of study.  We are therefore seeking a candidate who is able to articulate a strategic vision of the ways in which the study of dance can be integrated with other departments and programs in the university in both curriculum and programming. 

     

    UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for almost 30 years; over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience.  The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research as the highest form of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member’s work. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research, and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education.  Faculty members teach across the Liberal Arts Core (LAC) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum.  UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.  Faculty members across campus are expected to lead the institution’s efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

     

    Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu.  Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  The applicant will request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address the candidate’s writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students.  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Gwen Ashburn (gashburn@unca.edu), Dean of Humanities.

     

    UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of educational experiences for our students.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs.  UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against students on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.

     

  • 15 Sep 2014 2:58 PM | Anonymous member
    Jointly sponsored by Peabody Dance and SDHS

    Baltimore, Maryland
    March 26–28, 2015

    Peabody Dance, founded in November 1914, is one of the nation’s oldest dance training programs. Historical highlights of the program’s first hundred years include being the first American school to introduce Dalcroze Eurhythmics, instruction of Native American dances in the 20s and 30s, and a high degree of institutionalized interdisciplinary collaboration the likes of which was normally encountered only at summer festivals.

    [Peabody Centennial logo]

    In celebration of the program’s 100th anniversary, 100th anniversary, Peabody Dance is hosting a conference focusing broadly on dance and the progressive era and its parallels and legacy today. The conference committee invites proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and non-conventional forms of presentation (including performative papers, performances, and workshops) that address any of the topics listed below, as well as other topics related to the theme of dance and the Progressive Era:

    • The progressive roots of dance education and its early 20th century origins (e.g. the inclusion of dance as part of physical education curriculums, the establishment of university dance programs, and the growth of community dance organizations) and subsequent developments in dance education rooted in these ideals.
    • Dance, inclusion and democratizion as related to the empowerment of women, the status of men on the concert stage, African dance and Black identity, and portals of popular access to dance.
    • Dance and changing views of culture as expressed through Denishawn, exoticism, anthropology, and cinema; 21st century parallels as expressed through TV, internet and social media.
    • Early global interchange between dance practices and practitioners such as Dalcroze Eurythmics, Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman and Hanya Holm, Asadata Dafora, Michio Ito, Uday Shankar and La Argentina in the U.S., the influence of Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, Josephine Baker, Fred Astaire, Martha Graham and American popular dance throughout the world, and the subsequent role played by dance festivals, such as Jacob’s Pillow, in promoting this interchange.
    • Current research and practice that incorporates ideas and ideals originating d during the progressive era including Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences and dance integration.

    Proposals are to be in the form of an abstract, maximum 250 words, not including the attached preliminary bibliography. Individual presentations should not exceed 20 minutes; panels and workshops can be proposed for 60 or 90 minutes. The deadline for proposal submissions has been extended. It is now 1 October, 2014.

    A proposal submission form, which includes submission instructions, is available here.

    A preliminary schedule outline is available here.

  • 12 Sep 2014 11:40 AM | Anonymous member

    San José State University
    San José, California

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
    Subject to Budgetary Approval

    Dance

    Job Opening ID (JOID):
    23023

    Rank:
    Assistant Professor in Dance (Tenure Track)

    Qualifications:
    MA or MFA required. Professional performing and choreography experience. Experience in teaching from among the following areas: Kinesiology, Improvisation, Choreography, Dance Appreciation, Dance and World Cultures, Dance History, Dance Technology, and Rhythmic FundamentalsUniversity teaching experience also required Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

    Responsibilities:
    Teach all levels of Jazz technique, or all levels of Ballet technique, classes in performance and repertory (in the Ballet area, experience in restaging classical repertory); choreograph for the student company; and direct student productions. Candidate will advise students and serve on committees in the School, College and University. Excellence in teaching and continued creative and professional activity will be a requirement for successful retention, tenure and promotion. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to meet the needs of a student population of great diversity-- in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation-- through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

    Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Starting Date: August 18, 2015

    Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    Application Procedures: For full consideration upload a letter of application, a complete curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and three current, original letters of reference with contact information by November 15, 2014 at http://apply.interfolio.com/26192

    Include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

    Dr. Fred Cohen, Director
    School of Music and Dance
    San José State University
    One Washington Square
    San José, CA 95192-0095

    The Dance Program at San José State University is housed in the School of Music and Dance offers the BFA in Dance, the professional degree, and a BA in Dance, which follows standards for a Liberal Arts education in Dance. Four permanent faculty positions and a rotating roster of part-time faculty supervise approximately 80 majors and 75 minors. There is a full time accompanist. Facilities include three state of the art studios and a new dance theatre currently under renovation. San José State University is an Accredited Institutional member of the National Association Schools of Dance and a resident site of sjDANCEco, a professional collaborative. The campus is located in the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San Jose (pop. over 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

    San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police)

  • 07 Sep 2014 4:11 PM | Anonymous member

    Assistant Professor in Dance and Choreography

    Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts)
    Position F17930

    Full-time Tenure-track position beginning August 16, 2015
    Application Deadline: Review of applications begins December 1, 2015, and continues until position is filled.

    The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Department of Dance and Choreography is a pre-professional program that provides students with numerous opportunities for individual artistic growth in a community setting where communication, collaboration, professionalism and self-motivation are encouraged. VCU Dance seeks to create an invigorating educational environment designed to prepare students for the demands and challenges for a professional career as an informed and engaged artist in the field of dance.

    This is a junior-level 9-month tenure-eligible faculty position with an academic rank of Assistant Professor.This position requires teaching responsibilities and creative work that support the curriculum and mission of the program, and includes teaching undergraduate courses each semester in the faculty member’s area of expertise. Courses taught will change as demand requires and will be at the discretion of the Chair. The faculty member’s work and research responsibilities will entail growing and maintaining an established research agenda that is consistent with and supports the mission and initiatives of the department, School, and University. The faculty member’s research agenda must have clear potential for external funding,as well as the potential for artistic scholarship or creative expression that will complement and expand the existing expertise in the department. The faculty member will serve on departmental, College, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field. The faculty member will have additional responsibilities that could include academic advising, mentoring students, coordinating student activities, overseeing undergraduate studies, overseeing a department program, and supporting accreditation and curriculum development. The successful candidate will be committed to working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff,and student environment as a collegial faculty member at VCU.

    Responsibilities: Teach dance technique courses in BFA program.

    Primary focus is on the ability to teach levels I-IV contemporary/modern dance technique, however, teaching experience in advanced levels of both contemporary/modern and ballet dance technique is preferred. Function as a positive collaborator with dance faculty in developing and achieving departmental goals and objectives.  Teach two or more of the following courses: improvisation, composition/choreography, repertory, music courses designed for dancers, contact improvisation, partnering, somatics, African dance, jazz dance, dance history, dance in world cultures, pedagogy. Direct informal and formal student concerts, advise student academics and creative work, serve on departmental and university committees, develop and sustain active artistic and/or research involvement.

    Qualifications:

    • MFA or other terminal degree in Dance preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to train, educate, motivate and inspire young dancers in a college dance program
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain research-based artistic work
    • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching on a college/university level
    • Demonstrated choreographic experience
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate collegially
    • Professional experience with recognized dance company or dance organization preferred
    • Professional teaching experience in ballet, contemporary/modern and two or more areas listed above
    • Demonstrated interest in and passion for dance in higher education
    • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.


    Salary Range: Competitive salary – commensurate with credentials and experience

    VCU Department of Dance and Choreography:  arts.vcu.edu/dance

    VCU Dance offers a professionally oriented program that culminates in a BFA in Dance and Choreography.  The emphasis is on modern dance with a strong creative track and numerous opportunities for students to perform and present choreography.  The department presents 6-8 productions each year in the Grace Street Theater, which was specifically designed for dance, modeled after the Joyce Theater in New York.  Productions include student and faculty concerts as well as touring dance companies.

    VCU Dance Department Curriculum includes contemporary/modern technique, ballet, improvisation, composition, choreography, repertory, tap, jazz dance, music courses designed for dancers, dance history, dance in world cultures, African American presence in American dance, dance management, teaching methods for dance, dance production workshop, lighting design for dance, dance video/ choreography, contact improvisation, African/Caribbean dance, and hip hop. The program sustains an enrollment of 80-90 dance majors and attracts a culturally diverse and highly motivated group of young artists who function with a strong sense of community and professionalism. The department is one of 16 in the VCU School of the Arts, which is ranked as the #1 public university school of arts and design in the country by U.S. News & World Report (2008). VCU Dance is currently staffed with 10 full-time and 15 part-time faculty. Virginia Commonwealth University is a state-supported institution with enrollment of over 31,000 students.  It is located in historic Richmond, which is a thriving city with a large arts community.

    Applicants should submit a brief and concise letter of interest to the attention of Judith Steel, Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and Choreography and search committee chair, that addresses strengths relative to the responsibilities and qualifications cited above, current resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three individuals familiar with the applicant’s record as an instructor, and/or professional experience, via VCU eJobs at vcujobs.com. Instructions are provided on the ‘Home’ page of VCU eJobs for new and returning users on how to search for open positions, create/access an account, and review the status of positions. Only electronic applications submitted via VCU eJobs will be accepted. To guarantee full consideration, application materials must be received by December 1, 2015. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

    Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.


    http://arts.vcu.edu/blog/employment/assistant-professor-dance-choreography-2/

  • 07 Sep 2014 4:07 PM | Anonymous member

    Dean

    School of Music, Theatre & Danc


    The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, the public flagship university of the state and one of the world's preeminent research universities, seeks a dean for its highly recognized School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD). The SMTD combines and integrates the advantages of a performing arts conservatory with those of a leading research university, offering teaching and performance opportunities from the undergraduate through doctoral levels in a comprehensive range of coursework that spans the fields of music, theatre, and dance (including opera and musical theatre), as well as strong interdisciplinary initiatives with many of the university's other 18 schools and colleges. The school's extraordinary faculty includes internationally active performers; prize-winning composers, choreographers, and playwrights; and renowned scholars. Public performances and pre-college outreach programs offer service to and connection with the university, the community, the region, and the state.


    The new dean will provide vigorous artistic and academic leadership to the SMTD, bringing the school together around a vision for the optimal SMTD of the future. The dean is the chief executive and academic officer of the school, overseeing its academic programs and policies, stewarding the school's financial, capital, and human resources, and playing a prominent role in fund raising and external relations. The dean reports to the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. The highly decentralized structure of the university gives the dean significant autonomy for establishing a strategic vision for the school and marshalling the resources to support that vision.


    Successful candidates should be nationally recognized artists and scholars whose active and distinguished professional records include some combination of performance, teaching, research, and leadership in the performing arts. Candidates must be qualified to assume a tenured faculty position at the University of Michigan, and will be expected to have a demonstrated commitment to positive action that supports the educational goals associated with a diverse student body, faculty,
    and curriculum.


    Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by October 15, 2014. The university has retained Witt/Kieffer to assist with this search. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile that can be found at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the consultants for the search, Robin Mamlet and Elizabeth Bohan, at UMichSMTD@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can also be reached by phone through the desk of Leslie Donahue, administrative support for this search, at 630-575-6178.

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic university community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Potential applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000843889-01#sthash.2OT7djtn.dpuf

     

  • 07 Sep 2014 4:05 PM | Anonymous member

    Drew University is seeking an Artist-in-Residence in Dance with interdisciplinary interests and skills to collaborate with faculty and students in the sciences, social sciences, or humanities during the 2015-16 academic year. This one-year or one-semester non-tenure-track appointment is part of an Andrew W. Mellon funded initiative to explore “the arts and the common good” (for example, the arts and public discourse, the arts and difference, the arts and sustainability) across the liberal arts curriculum. The Artist-in-Residence will team teach one course per semester with Drew non-arts faculty members, organize campus events (lectures, symposia, or exhibitions), present public lectures, offer guest lectures in Drew courses, and develop and present new work (funded by the grant) in collaboration with Drew students and faculty. Qualified candidates will have an MFA or equivalent degree or experience, demonstrated expertise in interdisciplinary practice and teaching at the college level, an established performance record, and experience with presenting and participating in arts programming. Candidates can apply for either a one (Fall 2015 or Spring 2016) or two semester (2015-16 academic year) appointment. The grant may provide housing support. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.

     

    In order to enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, the successful applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.

     

    To apply, please send the materials listed below electronically to

    HR0814-8@drew.edu

     

    The deadline to apply is October 15, 2014. Please address all questions about the position to Prof. Rhodes, krhodes@drew.edu.

     

    1.letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement

    2.curriculum vitae

    3.proposal for Artist-in-Residence activities including time frame (Fall 2015, Spring 2016 or academic year 15-16) including: overall theme related to “the arts and the common good”; interdisciplinary course proposal(s) (please propose two courses if applying for the academic year); public programs; and project (with budget and work space needs)

    4.DVD or weblink with examples of personal work (if sending a DVD, address to Kimberly Rhodes, Associate Professor & Chair of Art History, Dorothy Young Center for the Visual Arts, Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940)

    5.names/e-mail addresses/telephone numbers of three references

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000844964-01#sthash.taGog2jI.dpuf

     

  • 07 Sep 2014 4:04 PM | Anonymous member

    PURPOSE:

    As our next Program Director in the Department of Dance, you bring a successful track record as an artist and academic leader, a foundation as a progressive educator, and expertise in the global nature of contemporary dance. You are a visionary who is prepared to lead a forward-thinking department in all areas of academic leadership, including curriculum review and program development, as well as contributing to the college as a whole in its recruitment and retention efforts. Your engagement in the broader dance community, in Seattle and beyond, is critical. You bring courageous leadership to Cornish College, bearing the tools and experience necessary for an imminent re-structuring of the Dance Department in harmony with the other performing arts departments: Theater, Music, and Performance Production. You also engage in and mentor faculty through sustained scholarly research and/or creative work. You will possess the tools necessary to expose students to new worlds of dance, helping them engage in negotiating cultural differences undefined in practice, as well as in theory. Further, you must be able to lead the department in strategic thinking around collaborations and technologies, as languages for social change and innovation across disciplines.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Accountable to the Provost, you will be responsible for providing strategic, administrative, academic, artistic, and financial leadership, on a daily basis to the Dance Department, including Preparatory Dance and Pre-College Summer Programs. You will act as the public face of the department outside of the College. While advocating for your department, you will also work collaboratively with other program directors as a member of the Academic Council and leadership team. You will lead department programs in: production, anatomy/kinesiology, music, dance history, compositional practices and performance, contemporary issues, teaching methods, and diverse dance techniques. You will oversee performances and choreographic opportunities, manage visiting artists, coordinate study abroad options, and facilitate student engagement across departmental lines.

     

    Serving students and leading a committed team of full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, and dedicated administrative staff, you bring an unquestioned commitment to excellence in the performance arts, teaching, and the development of strategic career skills for our students in the context of a rapidly changing 21st century global economy. With an MFA or equivalent, extensive experience in professional performance and choreography, you bring strong pedagogical practices and master teaching to the departments curriculum and to your own course, once per year. You are committed to college and community life in general and to the ongoing evolution of this vibrant department and institution. You have strong professional affiliations in the field of dance, performance, arts education, arts administration, and dance science. You have extensive experience in recruitment and student retention. You are also well versed in advancing a department through fundraising and grant writing. You are an effective and collegial communicator. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, having interests and experience that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broader approaches to dance practice and human knowledge. This is a year-round, administrative position with faculty ranking.

     

    CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS

    Cornish College of the Arts is a four-year, accredited college located in Seattle, WA, that offers a Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in art, dance, design, theater, and performance production. The College encourages innovation within the context of rigorous attention to disciplinary expertise and the cultivation of the individual student voice. The Dance Department is housed in historic Kerry Hall located in the lively Capitol Hill neighborhood, a location ideal for Cornish in its strategic position within Seattles vibrant arts community.

     

    FOR APPLICATION

    To be considered for this exciting position, please submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, a one-page teaching philosophy, and four (4) references* that can speak to several aspects of your scholarship, creative practice, and teaching to: Kristen Ramirez, Manager of Academic & Community Engagement / Office of the Provost, Cornish College of the Arts, 1000 Lenora Street, Seattle WA 98121 by November 7, 2014. Application materials received after that date may be considered, until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. For further information contact Kristen Ramirez (Office of the Provost) at kramirez@cornish.edu or Sarah Price-Mitchell (Human Resources) at sprice-mitchell@cornish.edu. *By providing these letters, you agree that we may contact your references.

     

    Cornish College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer intent on enriching the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Our goal is to create an intercultural learning environment comprised of people with varied experiences and perspectives. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups for all open positions. www.cornish.edu

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000844834-01#sthash.XtEooUtz.dpuf

     

  • 07 Sep 2014 4:03 PM | Anonymous member

    Florida State University School of Dance is seeking a collaborative and innovative dance artist to join our esteemed faculty as an Assistant Professor of Dance in Contemporary Techniques. This is a tenure track position. Qualifications include a demonstrated teaching ability in one or more contemporary techniques or studio and performance practices, as well as an MFA degree in dance or comparable professional experience and credentials. The ability to teach in one or more of the following will also be required: improvisation, dance composition, movement analysis, pedagogy, dance technology, dance and video, dance science, somatic practices, or repertory. Additional duties will include mentoring and directing student work, academic advising, and participating in student assessment and audition processes, appropriate committee membership, and recruitment activities.

     

    If qualified and interested in the position as advertised, apply to Florida State University at http://jobs.fsu.edu. Please be prepared to submit the following: a letter indicating interest, qualifications for the position and an indication of research and or creative interests; a statement on your philosophy of teaching; a curriculum vita; and names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mails of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until November 30, 2014 or until filled.

     

    The Florida State University School of Dance is one of the top programs in the country with stellar faculty, staff, facilities, and student body. We offer a BFA in Dance, an MA in Dance in Studio and Related Studies, and an MFA in Dance in Performance and Choreography. The FSU School of Dance is also the home of the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography. For more information on the FSU School of Dance and its programs, please visit http://dance.fsu.edu. For more information on the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, please visit http://mancc.org.

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000844818-01#sthash.ltmA8b07.dpuf
  • 07 Sep 2014 4:01 PM | Anonymous member

    School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Bothell

    Performance Studies, Faculty Search, 2014-15

     

    Performance Studies Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track (One Full Time, 9-month Position)

     

    The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks dynamic educators who are committed to the integration of research, teaching, and creative practice across performance studies. Preference will be given to candidates who bridge theories and practices of performance studies and the performing arts, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: theater, dance, communication, multi-media performance, performance art, performance pedagogy, community-based performance, and/or global performance histories/practices. The successful candidate will join a faculty that spans the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences in a curriculum that values interdisciplinarity, diversity, and community-engaged research and pedagogy.  Record of teaching excellence, evidence of commitment to working with diverse student and community populations, and PhD or MFA required at time of appointment.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

     

    IAS houses undergraduate and graduate programs, is located in the Seattle metropolitan area, and provides faculty members with access to the research and funding resources of the UW as a whole.  IAS houses twelve undergraduate majors, including degrees in Interdisciplinary Arts; American and Ethnic Studies; Culture, Literature, and the Arts; and Global Studies.  It also offers Master of Arts degrees in Cultural Studies and Policy Studies, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetics.  IAS as a whole stresses links among fields and methods of inquiry.  We value engaged scholarship and experiential learning relevant to diverse student populations and communities. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy, and should be prepared to teach an upper-division core course that introduces students to interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based undergraduate curriculum. 

     

    For more information about IAS, UW Bothell, and the position, go to http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/, or e-mail the search committee chair, Professor Ted Hiebert at thiebert@uwb.edu.  Preferred deadline: 15 October 2014. Applications should include a letter addressing the candidates scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for working in IAS; CV; samples of scholarly and/or creative work; sample syllabus; evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier.  Email applications in one electronic file to ias-facultysearch@uwb.edu.   Letters of recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance in the process. 

     

    University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research and service.  Candidates should expect to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.  The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  IAS is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 

    - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000845663-01#sthash.CN3Ul8nU.dpuf
  • 03 Sep 2014 12:09 PM | Anonymous member

    The Dance Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning in Fall 2015 and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor of Dance.

    The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (currently 4.5 courses per year) in the area of contemporary global dance, with a focus on transnational, intercultural and hybrid movement practices, particularly those connected to Asian, African and Latin American countries and their diasporas. The incumbent will teach courses primarily in the areas of dance technique, choreography and repertory. Among the qualifications required for appointment is an MFA degree or equivalent professional background. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

    The incumbent will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly research and/or creative work appropriate to the position and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees.

    The Dance Department functions within the liberal arts tradition at Oberlin College. Though many of the students go on to be successful dancers and choreographers, the emphasis in the Department is on encouraging students to create, perform and think about movement in a manner that is consonant with their experience in the other fine and liberal arts. The Dance Department at Oberlin College offers students a unique opportunity to explore how embodied cognition facilitates the integration of academic learning with personal experience, leading the students into becoming more creative problem solvers and helping them to connect abstract concepts to the physical reality of their bodies. The incumbent in the Contemporary Global Dance position will not only expose students to new worlds of dance, but also help them engage in negotiating cultural differences undefined in practice, as well as in theory.

    To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum vita, graduate academic transcripts and at least three recent letters of reference* should be sent to Ann Cooper Albright (Chair), Department of Dance, Oberlin College, 30 North Professor, Oberlin, OH) 44074 or, electronically, to dance.search@oberlin.edu, by October 15, 2014. Application materials received after that date may be considered, until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.

    Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College and gender identity and expression.

    Oberlin is a four-year, selective liberal arts college in northern Ohio, that is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,800 students. Oberlin College was founded in 1833. It was the first college in America to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission undefined traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement. Oberlin College has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty and excellent facilities and academic and technological resources. For more information, go to http://oberlin.edu.


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      Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College and gender identity and expression.


    • Contact Ann Cooper Albright
      College of Arts and Sciences -- Department of Dance
      Oberlin College
      Warner Center
      30 North Professor Street
      Oberlin, OH 44074
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    • Phone Number 440-775-8152
    • Fax Number: 440-775-8340
    • Email: dance.search@oberlin.edu
    • Department Website http://www.oberlin.edu/dance/
    • Institution
      Oberlin College
      Oberlin, OH
     
    • Application Deadline Oct. 15, 2014
    • Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2015
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