Colgate University, Department of Theater

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Theater-VAPDANCE [#21197]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Practice
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Dance / Technique
Appl Deadline:2022/03/07 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/02/16, finished 2022/05/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Theater at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year position in Dance Practice at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2022. Completion of the MFA or equivalent professional experience is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The field of specialization is open, and candidates with expertise in indigenous, Asian, Latin American and/or Afro-diasporic dance forms are especially encouraged to apply. The teaching assignment of five courses per year will include a beginning studio course in contemporary dance, an advanced contemporary dance course (culminating in the spring dance concert), and one or more additional studio course(s) in the candidate’s field of specialization. The successful candidate may also be asked to contribute to all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, a statement of teaching interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references must be submitted through Applicants are also strongly encouraged to submit a link to a short video of their choreography and/or dance teaching.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities, as outlined in the university’s Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, which may be found at In their application materials, candidates must describe how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin on March 7, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Theater can be found at

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Colgate University
Department of Theater
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346