Dance Studies in/and the Humanities seeks Postdoc for 2015-2016

The Mellon-funded initiative Dance Studies in/and the Humanities invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University starting 1 September 2015. As a member of the Department of Theater and Performance Studies, the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Dance Studies will teach two courses, one an introductory course in dance studies and the other an upper-division special-topics course. In addition, the postdoctoral fellow will organize programs open to the community and designed to advocate for dance studies within the arts and humanities.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, sample syllabus, and two letters of recommendation to Jennifer Britton, administrator for Dance Studies in/and the Humanities at j-britton@northwestern.edu. Electronic applications should be in Word or PDF with the subjectline “HDance Studies Search.” Postal applications should be directed to:

Dance Studies Search Committee
Northwestern University
University Hall 215
1897 Sheridan Road
Evanston IL 60208-2240

Applicants must  have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. no later than July 15, 2015 and no earlier than July 15, 2012. AA/EOE. Women andminorities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for applications is 15 May 2015. Applicants should be available to attend the Mellon Summer Seminar in Dance Studies June 21-27, 2015 at Northwestern University.

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