Assistant Professor in Dance History

Florida State University in Florida

Deadline January 14, 2014
Date Posted November 4, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Responsibilities: The Florida State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in dance history to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in a variety of historical periods and to pursue an active program of research in a related domain.  Responsibilities include sharing the teaching of four BFA dance history courses and a variety of MFA and MA history and research courses.  Approaches that link studio movement practices and historical and theoretical underpinnings will be given special consideration. Additional duties include mentoring student research and creative work, academic advising, service on appropriate school, college and university committees, and student recruitment.


Qualifications: PhD degree or ABD status in dance or a related field.  Candidates with an MFA degree or comparable professional experience and credentials will be considered if background and experience is especially well matched to the qualifications for the position.


How to Apply: Applications must be completed online at: and all applications should include:

  • letter indicating interest and outlining qualifications for the position;
  • statement of teaching philosophy and description of research interests;
  • curriculum vita;
  • names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mails addresses of three professional references.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at