Job ID: 201925

Assistant Professor

University of Arizona

  • Dec. 20, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • School of Dance
  • University of Arizona
    Tucson, AZ
  • open until filled
  • Aug. 14, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Dance

The School of Dance at the University of Arizona seeks applicants for a full-time (in person/on campus) tenure-track Assistant Professor of Dance position starting Fall 2023. The individual in this position will contribute to the school through in-studio instruction, scholarly/creative research, and service as assigned at the School, College, and University levels.

We welcome applicants from a broad spectrum of dance practices with expertise in at least one of the genres of Hip-Hop, commercial dance, African Diaspora dance forms, and/or Latinx dance forms. The successful candidate will lead studio practice/technique courses and create concert performance works in their specified style.

The School of Dance fosters a student-centered, inclusive, and diverse learning environment that encourages problem-solving, critical thinking, and conceptual analysis skills. We maintain a unique focus on performance, choreography, and pedagogy to prepare students for professional careers. The School of Dance seeks a candidate who aligns with the core values of the university and has a commitment to diversity with a devotion to the arts.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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  • At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Contact Information

  • Tamara Dyke-Compton
    School of Dance
    University of Arizona
    1713 E University Blvd, Room 121
    Tucson, AZ 85721

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