Office of Human Resources

Part-Time Lecturer in Dance (Special Topic)

Position Starts: Spring 2018

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach a full credit course (Intermediate level) in Hip-Hop, Afro-Brazilian, or Latinx/Latin American dance practice during Spring semester 2018. In this course, historical, cultural, and aesthetic issues should augment the studio experience.  Preferred class time is Tuesday and Thursday, 4:45-6:35 p.m., although this may be negotiable.  The preferred applicant will have an M.A., M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Dance; two years experience in teaching dance from a critical perspective ideally at the college level; professional performing experience in the proposed style; and the ability to direct written work as part of the studio classes.

The Scripps Dance program has two full-time faculty and several part-time instructors. It offers a B.A. degree with a major or minor in Dance.  All Scripps Dance classes strive to place the course material within the broader historical, aesthetic and cultural context.  Application deadline is October 30, 2017 or until position is filled.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, a syllabus for the proposed course, a link to video of the applicant teaching or performing in the proposed style, and two letters of reference to (email preferred):

Kevin Williamson, Chair of Search Committee

Box 4085

Scripps College Dance Department

1030 Columbia Avenue

Claremont, CA 91711.


For further information, please call (909) 607-2934.


Scripps College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.