Assistant Professor of Dance

Colgate University

The Department of Theater at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure stream position in Dance at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2019. Completion of the terminal degree Ph.D or M.F.A. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Although a Ph.D. is preferred, candidates with an M.F.A. and significant professional experience will be considered. The field of specialization in scholarship and artistic practice is open, and candidates with an interdisciplinary interest and approach in both Theater and Dance are especially encouraged to apply. The teaching assignment of five courses per year may include an interdisciplinary introduction to Theater and Dance; beginning and advanced courses in Dance technique and choreography; and courses in Dance theory and history. All Colgate faculty are expected to contribute to all-university Programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current reference letters must be submitted by December 2, 2018. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

Review of applications will begin December 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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