Assistant Professor of Dance



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Job description

Job Duties:
East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Dance at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2022. As a means to broaden and deepen the scope of the dance program’s scholarship, this position will contribute to the commitment of the program to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion within its faculty, students, scholarship, and practice.

The teaching load for the position is 12 credits per semester with an additional expectation for creative contribution to mainstage performances as well as an interest in developing or sustaining nationally recognized creative activity and/or research. The candidate’s area of expertise will be prioritized within the teaching load alongside their contributions to teaching courses in ballet technique and dance science.

Contingent on availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience:
The applicant must have a terminal degree (MFA, PhD or international equivalent) in dance or commensurate professional experience. The applicant must have had two or more years of experience training and educating pre-professional or professional level dancers.

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 930559

Organizational Unit Overview:
The School of Theatre and Dance is dedicated to providing undergraduate students with superior, professional training in theatre and dance. In our rigorous, conservatory-style training within a liberal arts setting, students are taught and mentored by a diverse faculty of active professionals, who work to prepare them intellectually, artistically, and practically, to be leaders in their chosen profession.

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University and accommodates individuals with disabilities. Proper documentation of identity and employability is required at the time of employment.

How to apply

Apply online
Application materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three references and weblinks to online videos of the candidate’s technique teaching and recent choreography or other creative work.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University: • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; • Develops tomorrow’s leaders to serve and inspire positive change; • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.