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Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Practice and Pedagogy
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Date Posted Apr. 11, 2018
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Practice and Pedagogy
University University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Department Dance
Application Deadline Until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 20, 2018
  • Milwaukee, WY
    United States
  • Visiting Professor
  • Dance

Qualified applicants Candidate must have a terminal degree (MFA in Dance or PhD in Dance, Performing Arts or a related field) by the start of the appointment; artistic practice with an emphasis on community engagement and/or social justice; at least 1-year of teaching in higher education that includes at least one of the following: African Diasporic or contemporary dance forms (ballet/jazz/modern, etc.) or teaching methods or composition. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching dance pedagogy and/or West African Dance and/or African Diasporic dance and/or diverse global dance forms. Preferred qualifications also include experience/practice in somatic modalities. The visiting faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the following: dance technique, composition, and teaching methods. Further opportunities may include teaching other courses related to areas of expertise.

  • UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.

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  • Samantha Thorstad
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    2400 E Kenwood Blvd
    Milwaukee, WY 53211
  • 414-229-5947


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