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JOB POSTING: BFA Dance Faculty (Modern Dance) @ JHU Peabody Institute

Johns Hopkins University: Peabody Institute


Baltimore, MD, 21202

Open Date

Oct 22, 2018


The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University invites applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position in dance (Modern) to begin in the fall semester 2019. Responsibilities include: Teaching multiple levels of Modern Dance technique, Choreography, and possibly Somatics. Additional responsibilities include staging and/or choreographing dance works and participation in recruitment efforts, auditions and juries.

Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages more than 850 major public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.


The ideal candidate should have national & international professional experience, experience teaching in a conservatory and/or BFA dance program and extensive creative and/or scholarly activity in the dance field. MFA/PhD preferred, not required. We encourage applications from candidates with experience in Global Dance Forms and Screen Dance. We seek a candidate who will contribute to our growing department and augment its existing strengths in analyzing & teaching Dance from a critical perspective which includes race, gender, sexuality, science and social justice. We invite candidates who have a strong commitment to equity in higher education and to supporting a diverse population of students.

Application Instructions

Nominations and letters of application, accompanied by a Curriculum Vita/Resume, three letters of recommendation, and supporting materials (e.g.URL links to choreography, teaching) must be submitted through the Interfolio website. The review of applications will begin on November 26, 2019.

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