Assistant/Associate Professor of Dance
The Theatre and Dance Department at Alma College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor for Intermediate and Advanced Ballet Technique, beginning August 2012. The successful candidate will excel at program building, including curriculum development and active outreach to prospective students. Experience teaching classical ballet technique, pointe, partnering, and women’s variations are strongly preferred, as is experience staging both classical and contemporary ballets. Expertise in two of the following areas is also desirable: Dance Philosophy, Dance Criticism, Anatomy and Kinesiology, Injury Prevention for Dancers and Athletes, Somatics, Dance Ethnology or Music for Dancers.
M.F.A. in Dance or terminal degree in related discipline is required for tenure-track appointment. Send a letter of introduction, vitae, and contact information for three references to: Carol Fike, Chair, Theatre and Dance Department, Alma College, 614 W. Superior St., Alma, MI 48801. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011. DVDs of work as a choreographer and performer are welcome.
Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Posted: Tue, September 20th, 2011 at 9:10AM