Lecturer in Dance: Edge Hill University – Performing Arts

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £32,600 to £36,672 pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Cotnract / Temporary
Deadline: 29th August 2016
Job Ref: EHT1007-0816

Work Pattern: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

University of the Year 2014 – Times Higher Education Awards

About You

You will have a good relevant honours degree along with higher qualifications and / or professional experience. As an enquiring, enterprising and creative practitioner with a passion for the subject you will demonstrate a sound understanding of the role of arts education. You will demonstrate a commitment to research–led excellent teaching and have the capacity to inspire and support diverse groups of students. It would be an advantage to have expertise in the following areas: Theories of Western Dance Theatre and studio practice in a range of contemporary dance styles which would include Ballet and Dance for Musical Theatre.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic and developing department with progressive and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and sector leading facilities.

About the Role

You will play a significant role in the delivery of the Single Hons Dance, and Dance for Musical Theatre programmes across its provision including theory and practice. The post will demand innovative approaches to the teaching of performance, a committed attitude to student support and a requirement to engage in research or creative practice.

About Us

When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

We are now seeking to appoint exceptional people to be part of our continuing success story.