[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] TEMPLE UNIVERSITY - BOYER COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DANCE - NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY Assistant/Associate Professor Appointment: Dance
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*BOYER COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DANCE*
*NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY*
*Assistant/Associate Professor **Appointment: Dance*
POSITION: Full time tenure track appointment - Dance
RANK/SALARY: Assistant/Associate Professor appointment in Dance. Salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Dance seeks a tenure-track faculty
member with a rich artistic, scholarly, and performance practice grounded
in Africanist philosophical and cultural aesthetics, including
neo-traditional and/or contemporary African diasporic forms. Teaching will
include undergraduate and graduate studio courses and theory seminars and
integrated theory/practice seminars. Areas of expertise could include:
Black Performance and Theory, African Diaspora Dance in the Caribbean,
Popular Diasporic Dance Forms, Contemporary African Dance, The Body
Politic, The Umfundalai Technique, and Hip-Hop Dance Practices. Other areas
of expertise within African Diaspora Dance will be considered.
QUALIFICATIONS: MFA or PhD in Dance or a related discipline. Ability to
inspire students with diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated evidence of
successful university teaching in various levels of African, African
American, and/or African diaspora dance forms, in choreography and
performance, and in two theoretical areas, such as: black aesthetics, dance
history, dance anthropology, critical pedagogy, critical race theory,
cultural studies, community studies, environmental dance.
Applicants are expected to be outstanding teachers, maintain a dynamic
research agenda and record of publication, and engage in appropriate
service to the College, the University, and the profession. In keeping with
Temple University's internationalization mission, we are looking for a
colleague who can further the international reach of the Dance Department
in the form of existing or potential relationships.
APPOINTMENT DATE: July 1, 2019
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: *Begins Immediately* and continues
until position is filled. E-mail letter of application and a current
Curriculum Vitae to palmore at temple.edu
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: Karen Bond, Search Committee Chair
c/o: Mrs. Florence Brown-Palmore, Temple University – Boyer College of
Music and Dance, Rock Hall 105, 1715 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
E-mail: palmore at temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-8097. Fax 215-204-4060
Please begin email file names with your last name and include the position
name. For example: Smith.Temple.DANCE.App.pdf or Smith. Temple.DANCE.CV.pdf.
*PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED.*
Prepare to send the following additional materials *if requested at a later
· 5 confidential letters of recommendation directly from the referee;
· 3 additional names of references with phone numbers and email
· Examples of links to online performances and scholarly publications.
The Boyer College of Music and Dance offers music and dance undergraduate
and graduate degree programs in composition, conducting, dance, jazz,
keyboard, music education, music history, music theory, and music therapy,
music technology, performance, and voice and opera. Located on Temple's
main campus, the Boyer College is situated in close proximity to the City's
historic cultural institutions, including the Kimmel Center for the
Performing Arts, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadanco, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Along
with the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts, Boyer is part of the
Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts, which enrolls over 1,700
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
WOMEN AND MINORITY CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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