Job Posting – Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Job Posting – Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Performing Arts at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in Modern Dance at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall semester of 2016. A Ph.D. in dance, performance studies, or a closely related field and at least three years of experience as a dancer/choreographer required at the time of appointment. Applicants should have an active focus on research and publication. A global perspective on dance, interests in interdisciplinary approaches to dance study (dance sociology, performance studies, gender, etc.) and in Contemporary Dance are also welcome. Duties will include teaching assigned courses in dance theory, history and technique; conducting research; writing for publication; engaging in creative activities; advising students; participating in department governance; and university service.

Application materials should include a CV, transcript, writing sample, statement of ongoing and future research and teaching goals, 3 letters of reference.  A performance video is optional.  Applications by email are preferable:  ckahn@wustl.edu.  Mailed applications may be sent to Cindy Kahn, Assistant to the Chair, Performing Arts Department, Campus Box 1108, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

Full consideration and priority will be given to application materials received by November 15, 2015, but materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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