Seeking: Assistant Professor, Dance

January 4, 2016

 

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DANCE: Tulane University Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2016. An MFA or PhD is required along with a minimum of three to five years university teaching experience or equivalent professional experience. Strong candidates will be scholar/artists with a track record of effective teaching and research, ongoing work in the dance field, a demonstrated expertise in dance technique, and recent performance or choreographic credits.  Additional expertise in a related area is desirable:  e.g. choreography and media/dance technology, dance studies, academic arts/dance administration, other. Applicant must be committed to exploring innovative teaching techniques, the interface of the liberal arts and dance, and collaborative team-teaching of courses. Responsibilities include teaching 2 courses per semester in an undergraduate dance program; choreographing for or mentoring of undergraduate students for formal or informal concerts each semester; teaching courses for Interdisciplinary Dance Performance (IDP) MFA program; student advising for both undergraduate and graduate students, and active administrative service to the department and the university.  

 

Submit cover letter, CV, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and links to samples of teaching and choreography to INTERFOLIO. Link: apply.interfolio.com/31828. Any materials too large to be uploaded (limit of 10 Mb per file) can be sent to: Barbara Hayley, Dance Coordinator, Department of Theatre and Dance, 215 McWilliams Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118. Applications mailed to the preceding address WILL NOT be processed. Official application must be submitted to INTERFOLIO. Application Deadline is January 11, 2016 or until the position is filled. AA/EOE

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