Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Theatre

Melbourne, Australia
22 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Southbank
Division/Faculty: Fine Arts and Music
Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 17% super

  • Level C: $126,128 - $145,431 p.a.
  • Level D: $151,868 - $167,312 p.a. plus 17% superannuation.

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

VCA Theatre has a long established reputation as a leader in the training of actors, directors, writers, theatre makers, voice practitioners and dramaturges for the Asia Pacific region. VCA Theatre is seeking an experienced practitioner and academic to join the team. This position will entail participation in the Undergraduate and Graduate programs and contribute to the institution’s research culture through Honours and Graduate supervision, mentoring, and through the appointee’s own research initiatives and professional practice.

About you 

You will hold a PhD degree within the field of contemporary performance practice and its theoretical context, together with relevant professional experience. You must have significant teaching experience in a tertiary Theatre School context. You must demonstrate interest in the development of undergraduate and graduate coursework curriculum.


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne’s 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

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Position Description

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Applications close: 22 Sep 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time