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School of Dance Announces Position in Studio Practice & Dance Composition

Nine-Month, Full-Time Tenure-Track Positions Beginning August 2017

Assistant Professor, Dance: Studio Practice & Dance Composition

The Florida State University School of Dance is seeking a colleague to join our well-established dance program.

FSU School of Dance position – Studio Practice 2017

Responsibilities and Qualifications

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.

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.

Salary Range

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted on-line at

Job ID: 41165
Assistant Professor, Studio Practice & Dance Composition

Include a letter stating your interest highlighting your qualifications specific to the position description. 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 Feb. 17, 2017. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit additional material which may include statement of research and work samples.

More Information

Joséphine A. Garibaldi, Chair, School of Dance

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