Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Screendance. The successful candidate will have a PhD or PhD equivalent (minimum of MFA and a substantial professional record of creative activity) in the areas of Dance, Choreography, Cinema, Digital Media or a closely related field. The successful candidate will have a dynamic and innovative artistic and scholarly dance practice that integrates with the Department's forward-looking discourse, in regards to the moving body and motion media. The successful candidate will have extensive artistic and demonstrable expertise in the areas of Screendance, choreography, technique, performance, and contemporary media technologies, both aesthetic and creative, as a component of an interactive, hybridized arts practice. This position will further expand curriculum that addresses contemporary dance through socially engaged processes.
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
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