The Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022.

Applicants should hold a terminal degree in dance and demonstrate a minimum of two years’ experience teaching in a college setting.  Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in creative or scholarly research practice.  We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in areas including, but not limited to performance, choreography, public scholarship, or publication.  Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the role of dance in liberal arts education and a readiness to teach coursework that is central to the BA and minor including embodied knowledge/movement courses, upper-level critical inquiry, and/or production courses as well as potentially instruct in the General Education (AU CORE) curriculum.  

For further information, please see the position description.