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Lecturer (Teaching Focus), Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance

Egham, United Kingdom
£47,719 to £56,529 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance

Location: Egham
Salary: £47,719 to £56,529 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 31 May 2024
Reference: 0524-149

Right to work: Please note that it will not be possible for the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to the successful candidate for this position. Therefore, the appointable candidate will need to be eligible to work in the UK or have leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the University, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

This is a full-time maternity cover post, available for 12 months from 1 August 2024.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Drama and Theatre in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance in the School of Performing and Digital Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London. This is a 12-month maternity cover post (1.o FTE). The School of Performing and Digital Arts would be willing consider a job share arrangement. The postholder(s) will have a PhD in drama or a related discipline, or be near completion. FHEA membership is required.

The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance is seeking to appoint a full time Lecturer in Drama and Theatre (Teaching Focus) as maternity cover for a period of 12 months. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s teaching and assessment at UG and/or PGT level, as well as the academic administration of the Department, as required by the Head of Department. They will have experience of theoretical and practical approaches to university drama pedagogy. We specifically seek a candidate with specialist knowledge of diverse approaches to performer training, or specialist knowledge of international, decolonial or politically engaged theatre practices.

Royal Holloway offers a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is based in Egham, Surrey, where the University is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

To discuss the role, please contact the Head of Department, Dr Emma Cox: 

Please quote the reference: 0524-149

Closing date: 23:59, 31 May 2024

Interview date: To be Confirmed

Further details:  Job Description Person Specification


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