Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Vacancy: Department of Drama at the Rhodes University
Location; Eastern Cape, Grahamstown
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.
A PhD in Theatre / Drama / Performance required. Considerable teaching experience at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required. 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.
A PhD in Theatre / Drama / Performance is required. 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. Experience in research supervision at Master’s degree level to completion.
A Master’s degree in Theatre/Drama/Performance required, with reasonable progress made towards a PhD. Candidates will be expected to graduate for a PhD within the probation period. Teaching experience at 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. Capacity and willingness to supervise research students. At least experience in research supervision at Fourth Year (Honours or Honours-equivalent) level.
For additional information on the requirements on the different levels, please refer to the Academic Role Profiles.
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;
- Candidates are required to submit a portfolio featuring their work, preferably a link.
- 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.
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.
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Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the interview date.
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
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.