The University of Wisconsin-Madison Dance Department is seeking an assistant professor in Dance to develop and teach courses in Hip Hop and related dance forms, cultures, and aesthetics. The successful candidate will have experience teaching Hip Hop and at least one other African/Diasporic dance form at all levels. The preferred candidate will also have expertise and experience teaching in one of the following areas: Contemporary Dance, Screendance, Dance History, Dance Studies, Composition, Movement Analysis, and/or Ethnic Studies. The department seeks a colleague who will contribute to and help further our ongoing commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism within our curricular development. The position comes with ample opportunity to develop connections and collaborate on projects and events across campus and within the local, regional, and state communities.
Candidates should hold an MFA or PhD in Dance, Dance Studies, or related field, have evidence of established research and scholarship, at least two years teaching at the university level, demonstrated experience in new course development, experience in community-engaged arts practices or education, and evidence of application for external grants.
Applications for the position are currently being accepted until December 9, 2022 . The anticipated start date for this position is August 21, 2023.