Joint Lecturer in dance of Africa and/or the African Diaspora

The Department of Theater and Dance at Amherst College, in collaboration with Five College Dance, invites applications for a Five College Joint Lecturer in dance of Africa and/or the African Diaspora. The position is full time, with a term of four years, and is renewable at the lecturer rank, to begin on July 1, 2024. Candidates for this position should have expertise in African and/or African diasporic dance technique and dance traditions.
We will consider candidates with either a terminal degree (either an M.F.A. or a Ph.D.) or equivalent professional experience. Applicants are asked to submit electronically to the following: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy, including philosophy of teaching a diverse student body; samples of creative work, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications received by March 8, 2024, will be assured full consideration.