8 Nov 2014

Full-Time Visiting Assistant Professor in Department of Dance, 3-year term, full time

Denison UniversityGranville, Ohio, United States

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Job Description

The Department of Dance at Denison University seeks a full-time, three-year replacement position in a small, but vibrant department that balances Eurocentric and Africanist values, movement practices, and dance studies. We are most keen on hiring someone with writing expertise, and for whom contributing to the teaching of writing in the discipline will be a priority.

The successful candidate will be able to teach all levels of a modern/postmodern movement practice, and any three of the following: Composition, Cultural Studies (a topics course on some aspect of dance history), Movement Analysis (Laban-based), and Somatics (Body-Mind Centering, Feldenkrais, Ideokinesis, etc. preferred). Preference will be given to candidates who are certified in either movement analysis or somatics. The department also offers a Seminar in Production and Performance courses; these are very welcome additions to the candidate’s teaching expertise.

The successful candidate will join a faculty of three who, jointly, offer African/Diaspora movement practices, modern/postmodern movement practices, multiple approaches to cultural studies, multiple approaches compositional studies, various forays into Laban-based movement analysis and notation, Ideokinesis and Body-Mind Centering-based somatic explorations, and senior level methodology, research, analysis, and reflection.

PhD/PhD(abd) or MFA is required; Writing in the discipline expertise necessary

Commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Application Deadline:
Review of applicants begins December 15, 2014.

Date of Hire:
August 2015 – May 2018

Apply by going to the Denison University website: employment.denison.edu

Beth White, Academic Administrative & Production Assistant whiteb@denison.edu



• Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Department of Dance, 3-year term, full time
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Denison University
• website: https://employment.denison.edu/
• Location: Granville, Ohio, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time and Temporary. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, dance, liberal arts, and university. State: Ohio.
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