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Assistant Professor of Dance


Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, seeks an Assistant Professor of Dance to teach at least one of the following forms at all technical levels: modern dance technique with emphasis on Horton and Limon techniques, and contemporary dance. Will also teach at least one of the following: cross-cultural dance studies, dance history, composition, improvisation, somatic practice, dance science, dance technology, and/or dance entrepreneurship. Principal duties also include teaching, staging or choreographing works, serving on departmental and university committees, and significant advising on both academic and career goals.

Must have a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Dance, Choreography, or related field plus two (2) years of professional dance experience.

Experience must include: (i) two (2) years of relevant teaching experience; (ii) performance experience at the national/international level; (iii) record of choreographic accomplishment outside of academia; and (iv) pedagogical expertise, which may include teacher certification at the K-12 level.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, list of three professional references with contact information, and samples of creative work via URL to: Rubén Graciani, Chair – Department of Dance, Conservatory of Performing Arts, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Suite 625 LH, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or by e-mail to: dancejobs@pointpark.edu.

If submitting your application by email, please note that the subject line MUST STATE the position for which you are applying.