Assistant Professor in Dance: Studio Practice & Dance Composition, Tenure-Track 9 Mo SAL

Tallahassee, FL
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41165

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 04/25/2017


About the School of Dance at Florida State University

The School of Dance offers three degrees (BFA, MA, & MFA) and sponsors expansive opportunities for student and faculty research and creative endeavors. Faculty, students, and guest artists make and perform dances in superb facilities that include seven dance studios, proscenium theatre and a black box studio, a video and photography studio, a photography lab, multimedia computer labs, a recording studio, a dance conditioning studio, and technology-enhanced classrooms. The School houses the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) and offers programs in New York City, Paris, France and Valencia, Spain.


The Florida State University School of Dance seeks to hire one Assistant Professor of Dance to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in all levels of classical and/or contemporary technique as well as the ability to teach dance composition. Additional teaching responsibilities in one or more of the following content areas is desired: improvisation, contact improvisation, somatic practices, partnering, pointe, pedagogy, dance studies, directing, dance photography and/or dramaturgy.

The new faculty member will share responsibilities for student mentoring and advising, and professional service at the departmental, college and university levels and contributing to a collegial approach which facilitates creative and critical learning environments. Encouraging fluidity across the domains involved in dance as art is a priority in our program. Our new colleague will be expected to maintain a consistent agenda of research and/or creative activity and engage in ongoing professional development in their area of expertise that leads to recognition within the dance field.


The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree or professional equivalence in a related field of expertise. MFA and/or PhD.

Contact Info

Josephine A. Garibaldi, Chair School of Dance 850-644-9963

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

Preferred start date: August, 2017.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

How To Apply

Job ID: 41165 Assistant Professor in Dance: Studio Practice & Dance Composition, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Include a letter stating your interest, highlighting your qualifications specific to the position description. Please reference the Job ID. You will be asked to upload a current curriculum vitae and contact information for four professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit by February 17, 2017. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit additional material which may include statement of research and work samples. If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

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