Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in Contemporary Applied Performance

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7078446 (Ref.No. AHCPC1030)
Posted: May 14, 2021

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research exploring contemporary approaches to applied performance?  Do you have an excellent (practice) research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

As Lecturer in Contemporary Applied Performance, you will be involved in the full range of activities including research, teaching and management and will contribute to the continuing development of applied theatre work within the School of Performance and Cultural Industries. You will contribute to the development of a new vision for the school’s existing BA Theatre and Performance and will make an active contribution to the postgraduate portfolio including MA Applied Theatre and Intervention. 

You will have a strong track record of producing high quality research outputs and of attracting funding to support your developing research agenda. You will be expected to undertake the normal range of duties that arises in connection with the teaching of both undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including lecturing, tutorials, seminar/workshop delivery, dissertation supervision, and assessment. You will serve as a committed academic personal tutor and be able and willing to support undergraduates and postgraduates effectively throughout their time at University. You will also have the opportunity to supervise Research Postgraduate students.

With relevant research and teaching experience and a PhD in a field related to applied and contemporary performance, you will have the ability to make an outstanding contribution to the dynamic research life of the School and you will be passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Prof Jonathan Pitches, Head of School of Performance and Cultural Industries; email: j.pitches@leeds.ac.uk 

Due to the current Government Coronavirus lockdown and social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft TEAMs.  It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Performance & Cultural Industries (PCI)
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 12 May 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 09 June 2021
Reference:  AHCPC1030

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