Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Drama

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
Oct 02, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 03, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Drama
Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences

We wish to appoint an outstanding candidate at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level to join our dynamic and high-profile practice and academic research team. The team’s research interests include: Disability and Performance, Digital Performance, Verbatim, documentary and Biographical Theatre, Contemporary Performance Festivals, New Writing and Performance and Philosophy..

Based in our city centre campus in Newcastle upon Tyne, we boast a range of high-quality studios and theatres. We are embedded within a range of professional artistic, cultural and community organisations where we produce professional and student led events, festivals and performances. These include; GIFT (Gateshead International Festival of Theatre), Live Theatre, Northern Stage, Dance City, Helix Arts and Mind the Gap. 

Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams, you will be responsible for contributing to an exceptional student experience through the delivery of teaching, research, business and enterprise engagement activity.  You will actively engage in research and related activities, which will inform curriculum development and delivery and raise the profile of the Department, Faculty and University nationally and internationally. 

You will have an emerging international research/professional  profile in your area of specialism.  You will be committed to high quality research and enterprise, and excellence in learning and teaching and hold a relevant PhD and/or equivalent postgraduate or professional qualification/experience.  Applications from candidates with expertise in the theory of Drama are particularly welcome.

For an informal discussion about the post contact:  Professor Dean Hughes, Head of Department,  

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019 

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