Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Dance

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£34,189 to £51,630 per annum
25 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Performing Arts

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Dance

Location: Ormskirk

Salary: £34,189 to £51,630 per annum

Post Type: Full Time

Reference: EHT0970-1019

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.

About You

You will have a good honours degree in Dance or related discipline along with experience of successful and effective teaching of Dance in Higher Education. Innovative approaches to the teaching of Dance, a committed attitude to student support and a requirement to engage in research and/or creative practice is essential. Applicants with expertise in any area of Dance will be considered.

About the Role

You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our programme, contributing to the delivery of our modules on Dance and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. We would particularly welcome candidates who could teach one or more of our other programmes and / or will be happy to contribute to developing new programmes in our newly merged department.

You will be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units, and to meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Matthew Pateman, Head of Media / Professor of Film, Media & Communications at Matthew.Pateman@edgehill.ac.uk

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Closing Date: Sunday 24 November 2019

Interview Date: Friday 13 December 2019

To apply please visit: https://jobs.edgehill.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1788&forced=1