Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Dance
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
School of English, Media and Performing Arts
The salary range for Senior Lecturer is A$97K - A$111K and for Associate Professor is A$116K - A$127K per year, depending on qualifications and experience (plus 17% employer superannuation, plus leave loading).
As one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, UNSW is well placed to build on its significant strengths in the creative and performing arts and in media and communication. The School of English, Media and the Performing Arts (EMPA), in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, brings together expertise in scholarship and research, with professional and creative practice. It hosts the Creative Practice and Research Unit, and collaborates with the Australia Ensemble and with the UNSW Journalism and Media Research Centre. EMPA teaches programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level in disciplines including Creative Writing, Dance, English, Film, Journalism, Media, Music, PR and Advertising, and Theatre and
As part of its planned growth, the School is now seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Associate Professor (Level D) in Dance, with a successful background in Dance practice and/or scholarship and the capacity to provide leadership in the Dance program. The appointee will become Program Convenor in Dance for an initial period of three years. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to teaching in relevant dance courses, undertake postgraduate supervision, provide artistic leadership for the Dance program, and maintain and develop excellence in their own research area and/or creative practice.
Working in conjunction with the Head and other staff of the School, a key role for the appointee will be to instigate and lead the development of a new Bachelor of Dance degree, to be introduced in 2012.
The position is a full time, continuing appointment and is available from January 2011. Level of appointment will be determined on the basis of previous experience and qualifications.
To apply for this position, potential candidates will need to review the position documentation and systematically address the selection criteria in their application. Enquiries may be made to Professor Andrew Schultz, Head, School of English, Media and Performing Arts on telephone (+61 2) 9385 2298
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