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Assistant Professor, Department of Dance

University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre & Dance

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Dance
Job Location: Ann Arbor , MI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: 12/1/2017
Date Posted: 2017-10-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Department of Dance
University of Michigan

Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in screen dance, physical practice, repertory, and composition; mentoring and advising undergraduates and graduate students; and fostering a spirit of inquiry in the creative process; and participating in governing faculty responsibilities.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: Seeking applicants with a national and/or international profile in the areas of screen dance/new media, performance, and choreography.

Candidates should have a strong commitment to physical practice, to creating choreographic works for a variety of performance settings, and to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Expertise is desired in the teaching of composition and modern/contemporary dance techniques, including those of the Africanist and Latinx diasporas. The ability to collaborate with colleagues, in the Department of Dance and across the University, and beyond, and to share in the governance of the Department through special initiatives and committee assignments is expected.

MFA in Dance, or in a related field, is preferred, or equivalent work experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

TO APPLY:  Please email a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references (letters are not required at this time), a 1-2-page statement of teaching philosophy, and links to 2-3 creative works, including both work created for the stage/live performance and work for the screen to: Please add “Dance” to the subject heading of your email.

Application deadline:  December 1st.

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