Lecturer in Music Theatre

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 Sep 2021

Job no:505958
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Arts, Level B

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed term, full-time opportunity available for 3 years

The Conservatorium is seeking an academic with a proven reputation for excellence and practice-based expertise in performing arts in one or more of the following areas: Direction, Music Direction, Choreography and Movement, Production, Acting and Voice.

This opportunity contributes to the Conservatorium’s reputation for excellence in teaching and acts as an advocate for music theatre within academic and community contexts.

In this role, you will help lead and encourage an environment of professional excellence, creativity and innovation and engage with the broader academic, research and professional community, to promote and enhance the national and international profile of the Conservatorium and the University.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Successful completion of a doctoral or masters qualification OR completion of a bachelors qualification in performing arts and a minimum of 5 years performing arts industry experience.
  • A proven reputation for excellence and practice-based expertise in performing arts in one or more of the following areas:  Direction, Music Direction, Choreography and Movement, Production, Acting and Voice.
  • A proven reputation and industry experience in production management with a minimum of three years of experience in a professional environment.
  • A proven record of teaching and assessment in performing arts within a tertiary environment.
  • Demonstrated creative achievement and/or professional contribution to music theatre that aligns with the University’s Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) profile.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

Learn more at: arts.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 19 September 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

George Torbay
Head, Music Theatre Program, Elder Conservatorium of Music
P: +61 (08) 8313 3672
E: george.torbay@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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