Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

FLSA EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Salaried; Exempt; Faculty, 9 months

DEPARTMENT: Theatre and Dance


Alma College Department of Theatre and Dance seeks applicants for a full-time, visiting instructor in Dance to begin August 2023. Experience teaching contemporary dance form to levels ranging from beginner fundamentals to advanced required. The candidate must have experience choreographing group dances and be prepared to create at least two works for Alma College Dance Company throughout the 23-24 school year. Additional expertise in at least two of the following areas is required: Dance Philosophy, Dance Criticism, Anatomy and Kinesiology, Injury Prevention, Somatics, Dance Ethnology, Music for Dancers or Dance History. The selected candidate will support recruitment efforts and some audition events throughout the year.



An M.F.A. in Dance with professional and/or academic experience is required.



Please send an email with the following documents attached in Microsoft Word PDF format: Alma College Employment Application, curriculum vitae (C.V.), a cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be solicited from selected applicants later in the process.

Please send all materials to the Provost Office, attention Necalli Calavera, via email at

Alma College is classified as a selective Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders, Alma’s students 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.

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