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Lecturer in Dance Practices (0.6FTE)

Middlesex University

Location: London
Salary: £37,530 to £43,111 pro rata (inclusive of Outer London Weighting)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 24th February 2019

Part Time: Teaching days for this post are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Performing Arts at Middlesex has a long-established tradition of excellence in training and educating students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is one of the leading universities in the UK for dance, recognised nationally and internationally for its high calibre teaching and research. We pride ourselves in offering a vibrant and inclusive environment, instilling our students with a sense of confidence, passion, and achievement. Creative collaborative learning, in and beyond the curriculum, is a key feature of the student experience across the Arts and Creative Industries Faculty. This, together with the vicinity of London's many theatre and dance venues in this global city, makes for a unique learning experience. 

The Performing Arts Department seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Dance Practices (0.6FTE) to contribute to its newly revised undergraduate provision. The successful candidate will have academic and practical expertise in Dance Technique (Urban/Hybrid) and Choreography. They will also have experience/ability to contribute to dance performance, dance teaching and dance culture and practices. The BA Dance Performance and BA Dance Practices degrees embed high quality vocational and theoretical training that underpin the creative industries and equip our students with the ‘tools’ for an exciting career in dance. Our graduates are increasingly recognised as among the very best in their disciplines, distinctive in their educational formation and highly sought after within the creative industries sector, both nationally and internationally.

The role will typically be held by an experienced practitioner/emerging academic. The successful candidate will contribute to the student learning and teaching experience, and to the research or professional practice and knowledge transfer profiles of the Faculty. The post holder will work within an established academic team. 

NB Shortlisted applicants will be invited to teach a short practical technique class in an Urban/Hybrid style as part of the interview process.

If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact Anne Donnelly, Director of Dance Programmes on A.Donnelly@mdx.ac.uk

To apply please visit https://jobs.mdx.ac.uk/ACI41

Closing date: 24th February 2019

Interview date: 29th March 2019

   
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