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Lecturer (Drama & Contemporary Performance 0.2) (5744)

BA (Hons) Drama and Contemporary Performance is a studio-based programme that provides students with the opportunity to encounter a range of contemporary performance practices, both text-based and devised.  The programme provides students with the opportunity to develop as a theatre artist, performer, thinker and professional, in a city with a vibrant theatre and performance scene; and draws on established local, national, and international networks.  Working with leading theatre academics, artists and professionals, students are part of a close-knit course community, working in one of the most vibrant sectors of a city internationally acclaimed for its creativity.


The programme is based in the Department of Art and Performance and is also part of the prestigious Manchester School of Theatre, where it runs alongside BA (Hons) Acting and MA/MFA Performance programmes.  It is based in the new Grosvenor East building which houses specialist performance and movement studios, television and radio studios, and a 180-seat theatre.


We are seeking a 0.2 FTE Lecturer on a six-month contract to commence in January 2023.  The individual appointed will have experience of teaching theatre in higher education, will have proficiency in teaching practice and experience in directing.


To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter via our application portal. For informal enquiries, please contact John Deeney


In recognition of staff contributions to the University's achievements during the 2021/2022 academic year, an additional discretionary payment of 2% per annum will be added to your salary until 31/07/23 in order to ensure consistency amongst existing and incoming staff.  This additional 2% will be paid pro rata in equal monthly installments, on top of your salary each month until 31/07/23.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Arts and Humanities
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£37,474 to £43,414) until 31/07/23 an additional 2% will be paid (£38,223 to £44,282)
  • Closing Date:
    5 December 2022
  • Contract Type:
    fixed term
  • Contracted Hours per week:
    7.4 (0.2FTE)
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