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  • 24 Oct 2014 8:49 PM | Anonymous member

    Job ID: 11611
    Regular/Temporary: Regular

    The Department of Dance seeks a Department Chair that is an inspirational visionary, expediter, proven leader, entrepreneur, writer, artist, organizer, facilitator, and developer of partnerships. Thanks to a generous donation to Hunter College, the individual selected for this position will have the opportunity to expand the Program in Dance into a full-fledged academic department. This will entail building upon the existing BA program, integrating the MA in Dance Education/Certification Program, and developing a new MFA Program. Qualified candidates must have a broad familiarity with and an ability to foster meaningful connections to the NYC professional dance and dance teaching communities and understand the range of dance programming possible in a liberal arts college. The candidate must further demonstrate a proven commitment to dance learning in both PreK-12 and higher education, and prepare Hunter dance students for a high level of artistry and professional success as performers, choreographers, dance educators, and dance scholars.

    Duties include:
    Providing the strategic vision for the continuous improvement of programs, services, and operations
    Teaching undergraduate and graduate level classes
    Developing and maintaining strategic partnerships including supporters, donors, friends and patrons
    Facilitating working environment of consensus and collaboration
    Overseeing staff, budget, facilities, and ongoing program evaluation
    Representing the Department of Dance within the college and community with attention to maintaining the Hunter Brand
    Recruiting and nurturing the next generation of dance artists, educators, and scholars
    Ph.D. or MFA degree in area(s) of experience (preferred) or equivalent commensurate with ability and experience. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of five years of administrative experience; five years of teaching experience in K-12 or higher education settings; seven years of professional performing experience; a record of professionally produced choreography; a record of program development; evidence of published curriculum, assessments, and/or standards.

    Salary commensurate with experience. CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


    Applications can be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( and navigating to Careers at CUNYfirst. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID provided. Candidates should provide a CV reflecting recognized achievement in multiple areas such as: Performance, Choreography, Teaching (higher education community, K-12), Program Development, and Dance/Arts Administration/Management, cover letter; statement of leadership philosophy; and three references.

    The committee will begin reviewing applications on October 27, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

  • 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
    Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: - See more at:

    AA/EEO employer

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  • 24 Oct 2014 11:35 AM | Anonymous member

    Instructor of Dance
    Beginning September 1, 2015

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Introduce a high quality of dance instruction to one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. Inspire students both in the dance studio and in the classroom. Collaborate with faculty across the Conservatory of Music and the College. This is a unique opportunity to help create and implement an innovative dance program in an environment ripe for artistic expression and scholarly exploration. The full-time load will be made up from a combination of performance courses and classroom based courses.

    QUALIFICATIONS:Demonstrated excellence in dance teaching. Must be able to bring our students to a high level of artistic mastery in a nurturing environment that embraces the notion of the undergraduate dance studio as classroom, laboratory, and creative space. A forward-thinking leader who can work with our students to push them beyond their creative comfort zones. A creative collaborator who is excited by the prospect of working across disciplines. Appropriate terminal degree or equivalent experience required. A record of successful collegiate teaching experience preferred. Although this is a Conservatory position, an understanding and strong support of the ideals and goals of a broad liberal arts education is a must.

    APPLICATIONS: Should include a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, links to videos of recent live performances or directed productions, academic transcripts, and contact information for three references.
    Consideration of candidates will begin November 28, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
    Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and the diversity of viewpoints and approaches that the faculty represents.

    Interested applicants should apply online and submit all requested materials in digital form at Questions should be addressed to Brian Pertl, Dean, Lawrence Conservatory of Music,

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:32 AM | Anonymous member


    The Department of Dance at Texas Woman's University is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Dance starting in August 2015. The successful candidate must have a terminal degree (M.F.A., Ph.D. preferred) with expertise in dance technique, dance education, student teacher mentorship and community education.

    The candidate should have teaching experience in high school and/or university and an ability to teach in the studio program. The successful candidate will be an inspiring teacher who can work collegially with others and demonstrate an ability to work with individuals from a variety of communities and educational contexts. The candidate is expected to contribute to the department, school and university through committee service and faculty shared-governance responsibilities. Dance education leadership and program assessment skills desirable.

    Primary teaching responsibilities include courses such as Dance Technique, Theories of Teaching, Children's Dance, Dance & Community Practice, Dance History, Graduate Pedagogy and Current Trends in Dance Education, and Research, as well as, advising undergraduate and graduate students and coordinating dance education programs and outreach. This faculty member should maintain artistic/pedagogical research and have an interest in collaborating with Denton/Dallas/Fort Worth high school dance departments and participating in national/international dance education organizations.


    Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women.  Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education.  The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 15,000, prepares students for success in a global world.  TWU operates three campuses:  Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues.  Additional information about the University is available at

    Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity.  Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.  All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.



    Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (email Header or Subject line must include job title and job code.)


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  • 24 Oct 2014 11:17 AM | Anonymous member


    The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department invites applications for a faculty position in the Dance Program beginning August 2015. This is a part-time appointment with a salary of $35,000 – $36,000, benefits-eligible. The appointment includes choreographing for an annual concert, teaching dance theory and studio-based technique courses, and participating in departmental activities. The position will call upon the successful applicant’s reach as both a teacher/scholar and practitioner. Qualifications: College-level teaching experience required; MFA preferred.


    *Teach beginning through advanced modern dance or ballet technique

    *Teach a combination of dance theory courses that may include, for example, a somatics-based course, dance history, and/or cultural studies

    *Choreograph work on students for a main-stage concert

    *Serve as an artistic adviser for student choreographers

    *Participate in departmental activities

    Application Guidelines and Deadline: Please submit the following to

    *Letter of application which addresses your qualifications for this position
    *Curriculum Vitae
    *Teaching Philosophy and Interests Statement
    *Three letters of reference

    *Link to choreographic work. (You may also mail in a DVD.)

    Questions may be directed to Wynn Fricke, Dance Program Director in the Department of Theatre and Dance, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105; or at; 651-696-6329. Application review will begin December 1, 2014.

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:15 AM | Anonymous member

    Assistant Professor of Dance, Tenure-Track, SUNY College at Brockport

    Description of Position: Candidates for Assistant Professor of Dance in the Department of Dance at the College at Brockport are active dance professionals who teach a current movement practice such as contemporary dance, jazz and/or hip hop. That practice will enhance the modern-dance emphasis of the department at all levels of the graduate and undergraduate programs. Candidates should also demonstrate expertise in at least one other curricular area (such as dance pedagogy; movement analysis and somatics; dance technology). Candidates should have an active research agenda, demonstrated by scholarly and/or creative activity. This is a tenure-track position. Visit us on the web at

    Essential functions of the position include:

    -Teach current movement practice (e.g. contemporary dance; hip hop; jazz dance).

    -Teach in an additional curriculum area (e.g. dance pedagogy, movement analysis, somatics; dance technology).

    -Maintain a high level of creative and/or scholarly activity.

    -Advise students, participate actively in departmental governance and perform academic service.

    Required Qualifications:

    -Teaching excellence in current movement practice and in an additional curricular area of stated expertise.

    -Record of dance related creative and/or scholarly research.

    -Terminal degree in dance (completed by August 2015).

    -Teaching experience in higher education.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    -Teaching experience working with college-level dance majors.

    -Full-time college teaching experience.

    -Nationally-recognized record of dance-related creative and/or scholarly accomplishments.

    Apply online at:

    All positions are subject to final budgetary approval. AA/EOE

    Online submission of the following is required:

    1. CV

    2. Cover letter addressing duties and required and preferred qualifications listed above.

    3. Video sample of teaching skills (no more than 30 minutes).

    4. Two samples of creative and/or literary scholarship.

    5. Names of four references with contact information including phone numbers and email addresses.

    Questions can be addressed to Dr. Juanita Suarez, Search Committee Chair, Department of Dance, The College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420,

    Posting Dates: Best Consideration: 11/15/2014

  • 24 Oct 2014 11:12 AM | Anonymous member

    The Tufts University Department of Drama & Dance seeks applicants for a full-time faculty lecturer position in Dance commencing Fall 2015. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory and intermediate dance courses and providing service to the program.

    MFA or PhD degree in dance, dance education, or a dance research-related field. A minimum of three years full- or part-time college/university teaching experience required. Experience is required in designing and teaching semester-long studio courses that include viewing, reading, and written work, and placing dance in its socio-historical context.

    Areas of Specialization in Teaching
    Expertise in one or more non-Western dance forms (African, Latin, or Afro-Caribbean; South or North Indian; Japanese Kabuki, Asian, South East Asian or Polynesian; Middle Eastern or International Folk Dance). An ability to teach an upper-level class in one or more of the following subject areas: a traditional western form such as ballet, modern, jazz, or dance for musical theater; cross-cultural dance studies; dance anthropology; dance film and technology; dance education; and/or Laban Movement Analysis.

    The Tufts Dance Program, Department of Drama and Dance
    The Tufts Dance Program is housed within the Department of Drama & Dance and offers an array of experientially based studio and lecture-based courses. Studio courses range from beginning ballet, modern, contemporary jazz, and world dance forms such as West African, Kathak, and Latin dance, to advanced studies in creative process, choreography, and performance. Lecture courses rotate across subject areas in the field, including dance history and aesthetics, dance education, and contemporary cross-disciplinary studies of dance. Facilities include two dedicated studios with sprung flooring; one of the studios converts into a performance space that seats 100. For more information about the Dance Program, see .

    Questions about the position should be directed to Renata Celichowska, Director, Tufts Dance Program, Department of Drama and Dance, Tufts University. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following materials through Interfolio at a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference.

    Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Application Information

    Contact: Human Resources
    Tufts University
    Online App. Form:

    More Information on Tufts University

  • 22 Oct 2014 10:08 AM | 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. The FSU 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 Studio and Related Studies, and an MFA 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 For more information on the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, please visit

    Salary Range
    Minimum $52,000. Maximum negotiable.

    Demonstrated teaching ability and experience in one or more contemporary techniques or studio and performance practices. MFA degree in dance or comparable professional experience and credentials.

    Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in all levels of one or more contemporary techniques or studio and performance practices. The ability also to teach one or more of the following is 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.

    How to Apply
    If qualified and interested in the position as advertised, apply to Florida State University at Please 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.

    Contact Information
    Russell Sandifer

  • 22 Oct 2014 10:06 AM | Anonymous member

    Join a collegial faculty of distinguished and emerging creative artists, practitioners, and scholars at one of the top ranked dance programs in the country. The Florida State University School of Dance seeks a collaborative faculty advocate to promote a shared vision, provide leadership, and procure resources to support School initiatives.

    With an eighty-year history, the School of Dance pioneered the conservatory within the university model. Today, the program continues to be nationally regarded and hailed as the “gem in the crown” of Florida State University. Situated within a top ranked research university, the school houses the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC), and offers students immersive educational experiences in New York City, Paris, France, and Valencia, Spain. Alongside both academic and professional programs (BFA, MA, MFA), faculty and students are provided robust performance opportunities in exceptional facilities that house seven dance studios, proscenium and blackbox theaters, audio, video, photography and digital media studios and labs, a dance conditioning studio, and technology-enhanced classrooms. Current and emerging foci include programs in the dance sciences, digital media technology, and advanced studies in dance history and theory.

    Qualifications desired include a terminal degree or equivalent professional experience in dance or a related field; demonstrated record of administrative skills and leadership; demonstrated excellence in teaching, creative activity, and/or research; developed abilities in personnel relations; commitment to the development and promotion of undergraduate and graduate programs in dance; commitment to diversity and balance in regard to personnel and program.

    Applications must be submitted on-line at and include: a letter stating your interest in the position, highlighting your qualifications and describing your leadership philosophy; a current curriculum vita; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mails addresses for three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Tom Welsh, Search Committee Chair,

  • 14 Oct 2014 9:16 PM | Anonymous member

    The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University invites applications for a Department Chair, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor beginning July 2015.  The Chair will provide energetic and visionary leadership, promote quality undergraduate teaching, encourage and support faculty scholarship, oversee and support a vigorous, nationally accredited co-curricular production program, foster strong links to the university community and community-at-large and actively seek the resources necessary to continue expanding the department. The new chair is expected to maintain productive scholarship and teach one class per semester, administer and manage the academic unit and lead in departmental personnel matters.


    The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in an appropriate field, arts and educational administration experience, extensive knowledge of both theatre and dance disciplines, record of professional creative activity and/or scholarship, excellent communication and management skills. Experience with grant writing and diversity issues is preferred.


    The Department of Theatre and Dance provides liberal arts educations with BA degrees in Dance Studies and Theatre Arts. The department offers Theatre concentrations in Performance, Design /Technology, and Theatre Education as well as minors in theatre or dance. Central to the departments mission is a dynamic co-curricular production program that provides exemplary theatre and dance experiences to students, the university community and the region. The department strongly supports the university's liberal arts environment through a balanced and integrated emphasis on teaching, creative activity, scholarship, and service. The department employs more than 39 faculty and staff, including 22 full time faculty.


    Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. Additional information about the Department of Theatre and Dance can be found at:


    Complete applications include: letter of interest, statement of leadership philosophy, evidence of successful teaching and creative or scholarly work, CV, and complete contact information for three references. Applications must be submitted as one PDF file named using the following format:

    Lastnamefirstname_chairapp.pdf. Send applications to with the subject line last name Chair Search. The initial review of complete applications will begin November 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to Derek Gagnier, Search Committee Chair, at or at 828.262-6854.


    Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


    Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Derek Gagnier, Search Committee Chair.  Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.  Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.

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