Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts

University of East London - School of Arts & Digital Industries

At UEL, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our east London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. Our corporate plan sets out an ambitious agenda for our future success which focuses on the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning and excellence in research. UEL has almost doubled its output of world-leading research in recent years and 94 per cent of the research UEL submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 was deemed to be of an at least internationally-recognised level. In the last two years, we’ve risen 79 places in the National Student Survey league table, and we achieved our highest ever student satisfaction score in 2017.

We have an exciting opportunity to contribute to the teaching and development of a new programme BA (Hons) Performing Arts.

You will combine your experience of teaching and research in Further and/or Higher Education with professional skills and experience of performing, devising, directing, and teaching across interdisciplinary contexts. We are looking for interdisciplinary expertise and practice across one or more of the following areas: Dance and Movement, Acting and Drama, Music and Sound, and/or Technical Theatre production. Demonstrable experience as a director of Dance Theatre and/or Theatre productions will be essential for the full time post as will the ability to work in an interdisciplinary way with artists and performers whether they are dancers, actors, and/or musicians.

You may have a PhD, (or be close to completion) and/or have a significant professional track record in industry practice and be able to contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and demonstrate the potential for research output in the field of Performing Arts, particularly interdisciplinary practice.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at http://jobs.uel.ac.uk (reference number 031a2017). The closing date for applications is 1st November 2017.

If you wish to have an informal conversation about the post, you are welcome to contact Mr Michael Bunce, m.bunce@uel.ac.uk or Head of Department, Dr Sheila Preston, s.preston@uel.ac.uk

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted

We are working actively to improve the diversity of our staff

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