Associate Professor/Professor in Theatre

Melbourne, Australia
Dec 12, 2019
End of advertisement period
Feb 23, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Southbank
Division/Faculty: Fine Arts and Music
Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super
Salary: Level D $151,868 - $167,312 p.a. or Level E $195,618 p.a. Level of appointment is subject to the appointee's qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.  

About the Role 

The VCA Theatre program is nationally recognised and has a long-established national reputation of intensive training for emerging theatre artists, including actors, directors and dramaturgs, and emphasises artistic development within a highly collaborative environment.   We are seeking an outstanding and well-respected theatre professional and experienced academic with the vision and capacity to shape and build the teaching, learning and research within VCA Theatre.

About you 

You will have a doctoral qualification (or equivalent experience) combined with significant teaching experience in higher education. You will have the capacity and vision to train and prepare actors for professional engagements in Theatre, Film and Broadcast Media and Theatre-making. You will be able to lead people. Interpersonal skills and the ability to contribute to the strategic development of the Theatre program is essential.


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne‚Äôs major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.  

The Details 

Please download a copy of the position description for full details of the role and selection criteria.  

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To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Position Description

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Applications close: 23 Feb 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time