Job Opportunities


With over 500 professional members, Dance Studies Association is the nexus of dance scholarship. Here you'll find a listing of current job opportunities.

Rutgers University
Due November 15, 2021

Tenured Associate/Full Professor and Chair, Department of Dance

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Old Dominion University
Due November 01, 2021

Assistant Professor of Dance

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The Ohio State University
Due October 25, 2021

Dance and Wellness/Health, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

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The Ohio State University
Due November 05, 2021

Dance Department Chair, Associate Professor or Professor

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Loyola Marymount University

Music Director for Theatre and Dance

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Kennesaw State University
Due February 04, 2022

Assistant Professor of Dance

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Kennesaw State University
Due February 03, 2022

Assistant Professor of Dance

Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in The Department of Dance starting August 2022.

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University of Washington
Due October 15, 2021

Assistant Professor of Dance, African and/or African Diasporic Dance and Culture

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Dance City
Due August 31, 2021

Associate Artist, MA Advanced Dance Performance

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Dance City
Due August 31, 2021

Senior Lecturer and BA Lecturer

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University of Malta
Due August 23, 2021

Resident Academic Full Time Post in Dance Studies

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Bryn Mawr College
Due September 20, 2021

Arts Program in Dance Assistant Professor

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Kingston University, London
Due July 16, 2021

Lecturer in Dance

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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Dance
Due December 01, 2021

Dance Specialized Faculty

Specialized Faculty for one or more full or part-time, non-tenure track positions; one-year or one-semester positions, renewable depending on school needs

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Grand Valley State University
Due June 15, 2021

Visiting Faculty - Dance

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University of Chicago
Due May 09, 2021

Senior Instructional Professor (Open Rank) and Director of Dance Program, Committee on Theater & Performance Studies

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University of Illinois
Due April 26, 2021

Teaching Assistant Professor- Dance

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Colby College
Due May 07, 2021

Visiting Assistant Professor of Performance Practice

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USC Kaufman School of Dance

Admission and Student Services Officer

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Texas Tech University

Lecturer in Dance

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Southern Utah University
Due April 16, 2021

Assistant Professor of Dance

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Arts Business Collaborative Rising Tides Research Institute
Due March 19, 2021

Graduate Research Assistant, Paid Internship

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University of Maryland, College Park
Due April 05, 2021

Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities in Performing Arts Theatre History and Performance Studies

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Marymount Manhattan College, Department of Dance Division of Fine and Performing Arts
Due March 26, 2021

Assistant Professor of Dance

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Performing Arts Department
Due March 07, 2021

Tenure-Track Experimental Digital Performance, Assistant or Associate Professor

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University at Buffalo
Due March 19, 2021

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dance with a specialization in Jazz dance practice

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Barnard College, Columbia University
Due August 01, 2021

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance (Africana/Black Dance Studies)

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Northwestern University School of Communication
Due February 05, 2021

Pathways to the Professoriate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Due February 01, 2021

Artist in Residence

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Due February 01, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz and Dance Studies)

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Due February 01, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Jazz, Tap, and Social Dance Forms)

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Due February 01, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice in Dance (Improvisation and Composition)

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Due February 01, 2021

Claude and Alfred Mann Endowed Professorship in Dance

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University of California Santa Cruz
Due January 25, 2021

Theater Arts: Assistant Professor of Design with an emphasis on Costume

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Simon Fraser University
Due February 08, 2021

School for the Contemporary Arts - Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Contemporary Arts

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Simon Fraser University
Due February 01, 2021

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Contemporary Dance

Assistant Professor of Contemporary Dance Forms within Afro- Diasporic, Indigenous or Asian Contexts

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University of New Mexico
Due December 09, 2020

Inclusive Excellence Postdoctoral or Visiting Scholar Program

The UNM Dance program invites applications for a post-doctoral (MFA or PhD) research associate position at the University of New Mexico in 2021-22.

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University of Florida
Due January 04, 2021

Assistant Professor in West African Dance

Full-time, 9 month, tenure accruing faculty position

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Goddard College
Due December 01, 2020

MFA In Interdisciplinary Arts Program, Anticipated Part-Time Faculty Positions

2 One-Semester Positions, beginning January 2021

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Williams College
Due November 30, 2020

Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships

Designed to promote diversity by encouraging students from underrepresented groups to complete a terminal graduate degree & pursue careers in college teaching.

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University of Iowa Department of Dance
Due December 15, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor who specializes in Contemporary Dance Forms of the African Diaspora

The Department of Dance at the University of Iowa is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Contemporary Dance Forms of the African Diaspora.

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Yale University: Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Humanities: Theater Studies
Due November 21, 2020

Assistant Professor, History of Dance

Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the History of Dance, preferred specialization in the history of dance in Africa and/or the African diaspora

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California State University, Long Beach

Assistant Professor of Dance, hip-hop

Expertise in & embodied knowledge of hip hop forms, able to teach its socio-cultural & historic context w attention to its lineage as an African diasporic form.

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NYP Library, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Cataloger for the dance videos held by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Dance video cataloguing, focusing on our recently acquired Martha Graham collection

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San Francisco Ballet
Due September 01, 2020

Visiting Scholar

San Francisco Ballet’s Visiting Scholar program invites an established scholar to participate in SFB's Audience Engagement Programs during the Rep Season.

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The American Council of Learned Societies
Due July 31, 2020

New Leading Edge Fellowship

Luce Foundation Funded Program Partners Early Career Humanities Scholars w/ NFP Orgs to Advance Initiatives on Public Understanding of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Critical Minded
Due July 29, 2020

Executive Director

Critical Minded is hiring its first ED to lead strategy & investor/institutional donor relations, work closely with its Governance & Advisory Boards.

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The Department of Art, Music and Dance Studies, University of Salzburg (Austria)
Due June 17, 2020

Applications for a PhD position within research project Border-Dancing Across Time

Border-Dancing Across Time: the (forgotten) Parisian choreographer Nyota Inyoka, her œuvre, & questions of choreographing créolité

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University of California, Merced
Due March 05, 2020

Full Time Lecturers in Global Arts Studies

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts seeks a lecturer(s) to teach courses in Global Arts, Media & Writing Studies for Fall 2020 & Spring 2021.

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University of Buffalo
Due August 20, 2020

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dance, Jazz Dance Practices

Posted Until Filled: The Department of Theatre & Dance in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo

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University of Utah
Due March 16, 2020

Post-MFA or Post-Doctoral Position: dance activism, social justice and community engagement

Raymond C. Morales Post-MFA or Post-Doctorate Fellowship in the areas of dance activism, social justice and community engagement

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University of Southern Denmark
Due March 15, 2020

Assistant professor or associate professor of dance

Research Unit of Movement, Culture and Society (MoCS), Dept of Sports Science & Clinical Biomechanics, at the Univ of Southern Denmark, invites applications.

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California State University, Long Beach
Due February 21, 2020

Dean, College of the Arts

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) seeks an inspirational leader for Dean of the College of the Arts (COTA).

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University of North Texas Department of Dance & Theatre
Due January 07, 2020

University of North Texas Department of Dance & Theatre Lecturer in Dance Position #2

Full-time to begin Fall 2020; MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Dance; professional experience; at least 1 year of teaching in a university setting

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University of North Texas Department of Dance & Theatre
Due January 07, 2020

University of North Texas Department of Dance & Theatre Lecturer in Dance Position #1

Full-time to begin in fall 2020; MFA, PhD, or EdD in Dance; professional experience; evidence of at least 1 year of successful teaching in a university setting.

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University of Washington in Washington
Due November 15, 2019

Artist in Residence, Dance

The Department of Dance at the University of Washington in Seattle invites applications for a full-time, Artist in Residence to start in Sept 2020.

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Montclair State University

Two-Year Cohorts

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