The University of Wolverhampton

Senior Lecturer in Musical Theatre

Walsall Campus
Faculty of Arts
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Advert Status
43,266 - 50,132 pa
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The School of Performing Arts at the University of Wolverhampton is seeking to make a number of key appointments to support and enhance its core provision. Housed in the state-of-the-art Performance Hub on our Walsall campus, the School offers a wide portfolio of courses and has strong links with industry. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience and you will be expected to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for teaching, with the desire to support students to fulfil their potential and realise their career ambitions.


The School of Performing Arts is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Musical Theatre. 


Teaching across our undergraduate and postgraduate provision in musical theatre, you will ideally have a background in music teaching, composing for theatre or vocal training.  You will be expected to contribute to either the research portfolio of the subject area or have a proven track record as a professional practitioner. As senior lecturer, you will be expected to contribute to curriculum development and lead modules as required.


You will be qualified to at least a masters (or equivalent) level in a relevant subject, with a track record of teaching in HE or a professional portfolio in the industry.  You will make a significant contribution to teaching in the subject area, working collaboratively with subject colleagues, and have a clear focus on meeting the needs of our students.  Demonstrable, active engagement with industry networks would be desirable, along with the ability to sight-read piano/vocal scores.  We would particularly welcome applications from scholars in any of the following fields: African American Studies, Black Studies, Gender Studies.


For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Helen Rudge, Deputy Head of the School of Performing Arts:

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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