Assistant Professor of Dance

Kennesaw State University

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

We are particularly interested in candidates who can advance the department’s commitment to excellence through diversity, and who can develop curricula with broad perspectives on the field of dance.

Responsibilities include:

  • The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in Dance History, Analysis and Criticism, general education, and other topics in the candidate’s area of expertise.

  • The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a peer-reviewed body of published dance scholarship as stipulated by departmental guidelines.

  • The successful candidate is expected to engage in institutional and professional service.

  • Additional departmental responsibilities include student recruitment, program assessment, and participation in department and university activities.

    Required Qualifications Include:

• Ph.D., EdD, or foreign equivalent in Dance History/Theory, Dance Studies, Performance Studies, Dance Education, or MFA with evidence of Scholarship in Dance and a proven track record in publishing (strong ABD candidates may also be considered).

Preferred Qualifications Include:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

• At least two years of collegiate teaching and mentoring experience. • An active research portfolio of peer-reviewed scholarship/creative activity in dance history and dance studies. • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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