University of Malta call for applications: resident academic in Dance Studies, deadline 12th June

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From: Malaika Sarco Thomas <malaika.sarco-thomas>

Dear Colleagues,

The School of Performing Arts at the University of Malta is inviting applications for a resident academic in Dance Studies. The post is part-time (TR5), and we are looking for someone with expertise in teaching contemporary technique, as well as two of the following areas: dance pedagogy, dance and technology, dance in the community, or movement analysis.

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean with a vibrant and growing dance culture. The government recently established Malta’s first National Dance Company, ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble, under the direction of Mavin Khoo, and our capital city Valletta is involved in preparations for European Capital of Culture in 2018. The Dance Studies programme sits alongside Theatre and Music in the School of Performing Arts and was established five years ago by Professor Joanne Butterworth. Our department offers the Bachelor in Dance Studies (Honours), an online MA Performance Studies Preparatory Course, the Master in Performance Studies (Dance) taught in intensive two-week blocks, Master by Research degrees, and PhD supervision.

Deadline for applications is Friday 12th June 2015. Preference will be given to candidates with EU citizenship.

Link to application details is here: http://www.um.edu.mt/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/246663/Post_TR5_in_Dance_Studies.pdf

Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Joanne Butterworth joanne.butterworth

All the best,
Malaika

Dr Malaika Sarco-ThomasLecturer: Dance Studies
School of Performing Arts
University of Malta
+356 77022594

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