Friday, December 14, 2012

Job opening: Assistant Professor of Dance

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DANCE: Dance History/Theory: full-time, tenure track position available Fall-2013

Marymount Manhattan College
New York, NY

Posted: December 13, 2012

Employment Level:
    Tenured, tenure track


Application Deadline:   
    January 15, 2012

Employment Status:

    Not specified
Marymount Manhattan College seeks to fill a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Dance, with specialization in Dance History/Theory beginning September 1, 2013. The Dance Department currently enrolls 185 BFA/BA majors. The curriculum includes a broad range of dance styles preparing graduates to perform in diverse venues from ballet to musical theatre and supplements technical training with eight areas of concentration.

Responsibilities include teaching, participation in student assessment and academic advisement, cultivation of interest in Dance Studies, administrative assignments as determined by the Chair of the Dance Department, curriculum development, recruitment activities, scholarly activity, college-wide service.

Required: MFA or PhD in Dance; college-level teaching experience in dance history and critical theory, and one or more of the following areas: movement analysis, cultural studies, dance and technology, dance education, or dance ethnography; a demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary connections among visual arts, dance, theatre, and music; an understanding of international developments in the field of dance; and a commitment to teaching within a liberal arts, urban undergraduate setting.

The application deadline is January 15th, 2013. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three names and phone numbers of current references to Katie Langan, Chair, Dance Department.

This position is subject to final budget approval. Please refer to the college website,, and catalogue for further information. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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