The ideal candidate is an artist/scholar whose creative and scholarly research is situated firmly within an Africanist global intercultural paradigm and who can advance the department’s goals in the areas of global dance studies, diversity and inclusion, and community-based creative research. Our new colleague would participate in our majors-level dance technique rotation by offering all levels (beginning to advanced) of contemporary dance practices grounded in the dance cultures and aesthetics of the African diaspora including but not limited to: African, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and/or Afro-fusion forms, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Vogueing, Wacking, J-Setting and/or any other African diasporic dance practices determined by their area(s) of specialization.
Additionally, our colleague would contribute by teaching and developing courses both within the department’s general education curriculum in Diversity and Inclusion and related to the candidate’s areas of expertise and departmental needs. Other services to the program could include undergraduate student advising, supervision of graduate student independent projects and theses, and attending to other departmental and university service assignments. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
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