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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Dance, Edge Hill University

Deadline: Tuesday 15 March 2016.

Performing Arts

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £32,600 to £49,230 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Tuesday 15 March 2016
Reference: EHT0154-0216
University of the Year 2014 – Times Higher Education Awards

About You
You will play a significant role in the delivery of the Dance and Dance for Musical Theatre programmes whilst contributing to and collaborating with the wider Performing Arts team. 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. Expertise in the areas of Theories of Western Dance Theatre and studio practice in a range of contemporary dance styles, including Ballet and Dance for Musical Theatre would be an advantage.

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
The Performing Arts Department has developed in recent years a progressive forward looking philosophy linked to its rapid growth and development. The department is offering an extensive undergraduate portfolio, recently revalidated, offering Dance, Drama, Dance and Drama, Musical Theatre, Design for Performance with optional specialist pathways available to students including Aerial Performance, Technical Theatre and Circus Arts.

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.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor George Talbot at

For full details, visit the website.