Lecturer in Theatre
Department: School of Performance & Media Production
Salary: £33,199 to £38,460 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: Friday 05 July 2019
Full-time, permanent role
Salary is £33,199 to £38,460
York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.
Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary courses have helped make us one of the fastest growing Universities in the U.K. over recent years. Now we are building on that achievement, with a new Strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region.
We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset and investing in enabling this expertise to thrive.
As a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our teams: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.
All of this takes place at the heart of beautiful York, recently named by the Sunday Times as the best U.K. city to grow up in because of the quality of education, culture and community spirit that we form part of!
Drama and Theatre has been a taught subject at York St John University for over 50 years and we continue successfully to grow our programmes. We have an opportunity for an established theatre practitioner and lecturer to join our dedicated and innovative Drama, Theatre and Dance staff in delivering our portfolio of dynamic UG and PG programmes. We are seeking to appoint a full-time, permanent Lecturer in Drama and Theatre to start from September 2019. The successful candidate must have considerable contemporary theatre making experience, a history of socially engaged theatre practice with communities and/or for touring venues and festivals. HE teaching experience is essential as you will be contributing and teaching on a range of modules across Drama and Theatre. We desire a practitioner who is research active and that will take on a holistic role in the many practical activities and field trips offered by the department and across the School of Performance and Media Production. We welcome someone who will be part of our team of academics and artists engaging in collaborative projects of national and international reputation and that will join us in holding the student experience at the heart of our pedagogy, with a clear agenda for social justice, real world learning and cross arts collaboration.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates with specialisms including, but not restricted to, Applied Theatre Practice, Contemporary Theatre making and Acting.
Closing Date: 23 Jun 2019