College of Humanities
This permanent, part-time (0.5FTE) post is available from 1 August 2022.
This exciting post of Lecturer in Drama (Dance/ Choreography/ Physical Performance-Making) offers a dynamic opportunity to design and deliver innovative contemporary studio-based teaching from your professional practice, and to support the delivery of creative practice-based modules, student placements, and dissertation supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The post will include working independently, and with colleagues, to teach contemporary creative dance/choreography/ physical performance-making practice, contributing to Drama’s strategy for a diverse and inclusive curriculum, supporting students in their learning, marking and second-marking assessed work, convening modules and supervising dissertation projects at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Drama at Exeter offers a vibrant, creative and supportive community of over 20 staff, active in world-leading research and professional practice, and nearly 400 students. We teach an innovative suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (1st in the Times Good University Guide 2022), in excellent purpose-built facilities. Recognised as one of the top 100 Performing Arts departments in the QS World University Subject rankings 2022, we are committed to teaching, practice and research that makes a positive change in the world, and we are delighted that 100% of our EDI-focused research was considered as having internationally-excellent impact in REF2021. We are growing into a new interdisciplinary department of Communications, Drama, Film and Television this year.
Whilst applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from scholars and practitioners of African, Asian, Caribbean and ethnically diverse heritage currently underrepresented within our working community. For this Lecturer post you will:
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
What we can offer you:
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Jane Milling, Head of Drama J.R.Milling@exeter.ac.uk.
Please note that as of 1st September 2022 our colleges and schools will be moving into a new structure which will consist of the following three Faculties – Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy, and Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.
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