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Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 08:10:40 -0000
Subject: [Puptcrit] puppetry lectureship at Central

This job for a lecturership in puppetry at Central School of Speech & Drama
was just announced. It is VERY rare that academic positions in puppetry open
up in Britain. Enquires should be directed to


Lecturer in Performance Arts (Movement and Object Theatre)
Salary range: ?27,709 - ?33,430, per annum, including London

The post holder will be responsible for teaching movement and object
manipulation skills within the Performance Arts and Puppetry strands of
the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice course and elsewhere in the School as
necessary, and for ongoing scholarship and research (which may be
practice based).

Applicants will be expected to contribute to the School's profile as a
leading specialist college and Centre for Excellence through the making
and dissemination of research outcomes and the maintenance of an
international reputation as an expert in performance arts.

Applicants must have at least a first degree in a relevant subject (e.g.
Performance Studies, Acting, Puppetry, Physical Theatre), experience as
a teacher and/or facilitator of learning, preferably in the Higher
Education sector. Two years' professional experience as a professional
performance artist, physical theatre performer, object animator or
puppeteer, is a highly desirable attribute as is a higher degree.
Evidence of research capability is essential (research may be practice

Excellent communication skills including the ability to draft
correspondence, reports and course documentation are required as is the
ability to work flexibly and accurately to a wide range of demands.

Administrative competence and basic Information Communication Technology
skills are essential.

For an informal discussion about the nature of the role please contact
Ross Brown on 0207 559 3909, email:

For further information and application details contact Personnel on 020
7559 3955 or email

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 13 April 2006.

Interviews will take place on the 3 May 2006.

Successful candidates will be expected to be available to commence
employment with effect from September 2006.

Central School of Speech & Drama is dedicated to Equal Opportunities in
employment and seeks to achieve diversity amongst its staff to reflect
the community it serves.

Ross Brown
Head of School of Undergraduate Studies
Central School of Speech and Drama
University of London
Embassy Theatre, London NW3 3HY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7559 3909

1906-2006: 100 years of excellence in training for theatre

The Centre for Excellence in Training for Theatre is based in the
Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, one of the
UK's leading specialist HEIs with an international reputation.

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