Visiting Part-Time Faculty Position in Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting part-time faculty position to teach a total of four courses: two courses during the Fall 2023 semester to begin in August 2023 and two courses during the Spring 2024 semester to begin in January 2024. The selected candidate will teach at least one African and/or African Diasporic technique (for example: West African, street styles, Afro-Latinx dances, Tap, Jazz and/or social dance rooted in African or African Diasporic aesthetics and dance practices). Candidates will have the opportunity to teach other courses of interest based on area(s) of expertise.  Other course topics could include: dance and culture related to race, colonization, and power; dance making; dance histories; or embodied rhythms.


M.F.A in dance or equivalent experience in areas of specialization.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.


Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  For more information, please visit To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit


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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Questions about this search may be directed to Jimena Bermejo, .


College of the Holy Cross requires that all faculty and staff show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. New faculty members believing they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in your application materials.


The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,200 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (

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