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Lecturer in Drama and Theatre (Teaching & Research)

Lincoln School of Creative Arts

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £35,333 per annum
This post is full time, 1.0fte and permanent
Closing Date:   Sunday 04 September 2022
Interview Date:   Wednesday 05 October 2022
Reference:  COA423

The School of Creative Arts at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint an early-career Lecturer in Drama & Theatre, commencing Jan/Feb 2023. The successful candidate will be a theatre and performance studies scholar with a completed PhD in a relevant area, a proven ability as an excellent teacher both in theatre study and theatre practice, with the potential to contribute to the future direction and curriculum of BA and MA Drama & Theatre at Lincoln, including the development of innovative course and curriculum design. Applications from candidates with specialisms in any area of Anglophone Drama, Theatre and Performance studies are welcome.

As a new member of staff at the University of Lincoln, the successful candidate will be situated within the School of Creative Arts, part of the College of Arts. The School currently offers Undergraduate programmes in Dance, Drama & Theatre, Fine Art, Music, Musical Theatre, Creative Writing and Technical Theatre & Stage Management, alongside a suite of M-level programmes and MPhil/PhD opportunities. The School of Creative Arts resources include the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, which includes rehearsal studios and a 444-seat public theatre venue. The School has a growing reputation of international dimensions and a rich legacy of developing small-scale theatre and performance groups who tour their work to regional venues, community clients, and national festivals. 

The University of Lincoln’s BA (Hons) Drama & Theatre degree offers students a broad curriculum with mixture of practical exploration, critical enquiry, and vocational activity.  You will be part of a team that combines professional practice and specialist expertise with research-led teaching and will be expected to contribute to the School’s excellent research profile, rated above 3* in the recent REF.

As a Lecturer in Drama & Theatre, your primary duties will be to teach and assess student work across a range of practical and theoretical modules. Appointed on a Teaching & Research (T&R) profile, colleagues would be expected to contribute to ongoing scholarly activity and research development, as well as pursue external research funding to support their activities. The successful candidate will fulfil appropriate administrative and recruitment duties, and to contribute to the ongoing growth and development of the School as it relates to the aims of the College of Arts and wider University.

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