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Tenure Track- Assistant Professor of Dance
The University of Tampa

Date Posted Oct. 13, 2022
Title Tenure Track- Assistant Professor of Dance
University The University of Tampa
Tampa, FL, United States
Department Department of Theatre and Dance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Dance

Tenure Track- Assistant Professor of Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa is seeking a candidate for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance, to begin Fall 2023.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The successful candidate will have an MFA or Ph.D. in Dance or Dance Education with a minimum of three years college-level teaching experience. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to brain-compatible dance education and its application to brain-compatible teaching methods. The department offers a BA in Theater, a BFA in Musical Theater, and a BA in Dance, with a focus on teaching preparation. Teaching responsibilities in the Dance discipline include, but may not be limited to, courses in at least two dance techniques, dance history, dance in world cultures, and ability to teach at least one of the following: dance anatomy, kinesiology and injury prevention; dance composition and choreography; pedagogy; and dance production. The candidate will have opportunities to choreograph for various dance productions offered as part of the performance season.

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Applicants must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. A teaching philosophy as well as a diversity statement is highly encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position has been filled.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.


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