Senior Lecturer / Reader / Professor in Dance Anthropology 

01 Feb 2018
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05 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Dance

Senior Lecturer / Reader / Professor in Dance Anthropology 

Senior Lecturer: £43,364 to £51,253 p.a. (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Reader: £52,680 to £60,481 p.a. (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Professor: salary from £61,975 p.a.

Roehampton Dance is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate with a distinguished international track record in research in dance anthropology to join our world-leading team. The post will combine research, research leadership, management, income generation and teaching at all levels including on our long established MA Dance Anthropology, the Choreomundus International Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage, teaching on post-graduate and undergraduate programmes, and doctoral supervision.

Roehampton Dance is a large dance department encompassing a range of theoretical and practical areas in dance research and teaching. It is rated no.1 for Dance Research in the UK. The successful candidate will bring world-leading research excellence in dance anthropology, (ethnochoreology, dance ethnology), complementing and enhancing our range of expertise. They will have a track record in research leadership, management and successful funding applications, and will be an outstanding communicator and team player. 

This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe. 

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas. In the Complete University Guide 2018, Roehampton is the highest-ranked modern university in London. Modern, or new, universities are defined as those granted university status post-1992. Complete University Guide does not itself define modern universities and does not produce a separate league table in which these are ranked.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. 
The closing date for completed applications is: 5 March 2018 
It is expected that interviews will be held: w/c 7 May 2018

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.