Job Posting: Lecturer in Theatre, Victoria University of Wellington

Posted by | December 08, 2017 | Uncategorized

Lecturer in Theatre

School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies


Applications are invited for a permanent position for a Lecturer in Theatre, to begin in June 2018. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant programme in Theatre at Victoria, and to other academic and creative communities in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

The Theatre Programme aims to appoint a dynamic junior scholar who complements the current staff’s expertise and who can contribute to teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: critical theory, practice as/practice-led research, children and young person’s theatre, scenography, costume design, multi-media and inter-medial performance, Indigenous/diasporic theatre, puppetry, dance or musical theatre. The ability to teach large introductory courses and to direct student productions is essential.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or MFA in Theatre (or equivalent professional experience), a record of scholarly productivity, and the capacity to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced Theatre courses, as well as supervise MA and PhD candidates.

Applications should include a letter of interest addressing teaching and research goals and a curriculum vitae with the name of three referees. A writing sample, teaching evaluations, and a research plan will be required for the next phase of the process but can be submitted initially.

For further information on the position contact Associate Professor David O’Donnell, Head of School (


Please complete the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter by attachment at



Applications close midnight 19 January 2018


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