Duke University, Dance Program

2096 15426
Position ID:Duke-Dance Program-NRR [#15426]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Dance
Appl Deadline:2019/11/18help popup* finished (2019/11/07, finished 2020/01/09, listed until 2019/11/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Duke University Dance Program Position announcement for Somatics in Dance course

Position: part-time non-regular rank instructor for a course on Somatics in Dance

Start date: January 1 to May 30, 2020

Position description: The Duke University Program in Dance seeks an outstanding instructor with expertise in Somatics in Dance. Candidates with teaching/research experience that demonstrates work with a diverse student population will be valued.

Qualifications: MFA in Dance and/or Ph.D. with significant experience in dance artistry required. Familiarity with university teaching in an undergraduate/graduate dance program will be preferred.

Responsibilities: The new hire will teach the following full credit course: The course will examine Somatics as an ethical dance education designed to train reflective dancers. The course will focus on the history of Somatics and its scientific and psychosocial underpinnings in forming a critique around current societal issues and its evolving impact on dance training.

The Duke University Dance Program currently offers an MFA, a BA and a minor in Dance. The Dance Program is an independent unit within the University’s School of Arts and Sciences.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Applications: Applicants are requested to send a letter of application, including a statement of teaching; curriculum vitae; description of the proposed undergraduate/graduate course; three references. Applications received by November 18, 2019 will be guaranteed full consideration.

For inquiries, please contact: Christina Price Business manager, Dance Program Duke University Rubenstein Arts Center, suite 209 2020 Campus Drive P. O. Box 90686 Durham, NC 27708 celler@duke.edu https://danceprogram.duke.edu/

Duke University EEO / AA Policy: Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke University Institutional Statement of Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Duke University Dance Program
2020 Campus Drive, Suite 209
Box 90686
Durham, NC 27708-0686

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