2 Academic positions available at the CTDPS

27 Jun 2019 - 10:45

LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER (2 POSTS)  

The University of Cape Town’s Centre for Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies (CTDPS) is a dynamic site for the study of contemporary performance practice in Africa. 

Built on a proud tradition of excellence, the CTDPS is committed to nurturing creative and academic achievement within the context of a vibrant local and international performing arts community. We are seeking dynamic individuals to continue this tradition of excellence. 

We seek to fill the following positions: 

  • 1 Full-time Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Theatre (Theatre-making and Directing) 
  • 1 Full-time Lecturer in Dance (Contemporary Dance) 

Requirements: 

For Senior Lecturer: 

  • An appropriate postgraduate qualification. 
  • A commitment to and experience of research (inclusive of creative works) and postgraduate supervision in contemporary performance practice. 
  • Experience of teaching both academic and practical aspects of performance at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 
  • Experience in teaching Directing and Theatre-making at tertiary level. An ability to teach Acting would be an advantage.

For Lecturer: 

  • An appropriate postgraduate qualification. 
  • A commitment to and experience of research (inclusive of creative works) and a commitment to postgraduate supervision in contemporary performance practice. 
  • A demonstrated ability to teach both academic and practical aspects of performance at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 
  • Experience and innovation in creating and teaching Contemporary Dance. An ability to teach African Dance and/or Classical Ballet and/or Choreography would be an advantage. 

Advantageous 

  • Professional experience in Contemporary Dance or Theatre production. 
  • A commitment to interdisciplinarity in Contemporary Performance. 

Responsibilities 

  • Planning, implementing, coordinating and teaching both theory and practice across all 4 undergraduate years. 
  • Supervising postgraduate studies. 
  • Presenting sustained research (inclusive of creative works). 
  • Administrative and leadership responsibilities commensurate with the level of appointment. 

The respective annual remuneration packages, including benefits, for 2019 are as follows: 

  • Lecturer: R 683 358 
  • Senior Lecturer: R 834 707 

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ian Petersen at recruitment02@uct.ac.za

- UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc) 

- Cover letter, and 

- Curriculum Vitae (CV) 

Please indicate the post and level at which you are applying. 

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. 

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Telephone: 021 650 2163 Website: www.humanities.co.za 

Reference number: E19341 Closing date: 31 July 2019 

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf. For this post we seek to attract black South African candidates (African, Coloured, Indian), and in particular black (South African) African women. 

UCT reserves the right not to appoint. 

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