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Assistant Professor of Dance

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.