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Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: Department of Drama

Employer
Rhodes University
Location
South Africa
Closing date
Nov 28, 2022

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Sector
Art and Humanities
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
University and College
Jobseeker Type
Academic (e.g. 'Lecturer')
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Detail:

The Drama Department is seeking to appoint someone at an Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer or Lecturer level and invites suitably qualified candidates to apply.

Requirements:

Associate Professor
A PhD in Theatre / Drama / Performance required. Considerable teaching experience at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required including Masters and PhD levels. Candidates must have experience in teaching, publishing and creating works in the disciplinary areas of Performance Making (Theatre-Making / Choreography / Directing), OR Acting (film, television and/or stage) OR Physical Performance, OR Digital Performance.

Senior Lecturer
A PhD in Theatre / Drama / Performance strongly recommended. In cases where a PhD is currently in progress and where a candidate's experience is exceptional, a completed Master's degree in one of the above disciplines may be considered sufficient. Candidates who have submitted their PhD for examination and pending results may be considered, provided convincing evidence is submitted. Teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Candidates must have experience in teaching, publishing and creating works in the disciplinary areas of Performance Making (Theatre-Making / Choreography / Directing), OR Acting (film, television and/or stage) OR Physical Performance, OR Digital Performance.

Lecturer
A Master's degree in Theatre/Drama/Performance required, preferably with progress being made towards a PhD. Candidates will be expected to complete a PhD within the probation period. Teaching at the undergraduate level. Candidates must have experience in teaching in the disciplinary areas of Performance Making (Theatre-Making / Choreography / Directing), OR Acting (film, television and/or stage) OR Physical Performance, OR Digital Performance.

For additional information on the requirements on the different levels, please refer to the Academic Role Profiles.

Application process:
The following documents are required:
  • An application form;
  • A comprehensive CV and relevant qualifications, including academic transcripts;
  • Convincing evidence of PhD studies to be submitted;
  • A substantial motivation which tells us:
  • Your research trajectory.
  • Your teaching approach and experience.
  • The level you are applying for, your interest in the post and suitability in light of the requirements.

It is essential that prospective candidates read the academic role profile, further particulars relating to this post and ensure that all relevant documentation is submitted.

If you have any questions or experiencing challenges on the system, please contact Ntosh on 046 603 8616 or jobs-red@ru.ac.za

Failure to submit the above documentation will result in an application not being considered. Please examine the following documents:
  • Application Form
  • Academic Role Profile
  • Further particulars about the post and the Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the interview date.

Remuneration:
Associate Professor Level:
Basic salary with Provident fund: R709 185 per annum
Approximate cost to company: R1 002 674 per annum

Senior Lecturer Level:
Basic salary with Provident fund: R595 885 per annum
Approximate cost to company: R845 211 per annum

Lecturer Level:
Basic salary with Provident fund: R493 443 per annum
Approximate cost to company: R692 794 per annum

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. This post is advertised as permanent post, but the University may opt to appoint on a fixed-term contract of not less than three-years. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Please apply online by accessing the Rhodes University Website.

Candidates should note that Rhodes University has a Covid-19 vaccine mandate which is part of the conditions of employment of the University. Staff members are required to conform to the University's conditions in this regard.

Closing Date: 13 January 2023
If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Please note all appointments are made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, as amended, the Immigration Act No. 13 of 2022 and the University's recruitment and selection policies. show more...
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