Royal Conservatoire of Scotland: Lecturer in Contemporary Performance Practice

Pay: £39,966 – £47,717 pro-rata per annum
Closing date: Mon 9 Jan 2023: 12pm

School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film
Part Time (0.8 FTE)
Fixed Term (12 months)
Salary Scale: £39,966 – £47,717 pro-rata per annum

They are recruiting for a one-year 0.8 fixed term post to join the Contemporary Performance Practice staff team. You will deliver specialist teaching and mentor student artists on the BA Contemporary Performance Practice programme within the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film. This will include mentoring students on a professional placement, and module and level co-ordination within the Honours level years of the undergraduate degree.

The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the school by bringing a perspective and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual debates and practices in the field of performance. Candidates should demonstrate an interest and capability in working with an anti-racist and decolonial framework, and a commitment to challenging Western training conventions and hierarchies of knowledge. They seek candidates with the knowledge to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds, and who will create a generative, positive and collaborative critical learning environment.

You should be able to demonstrate a strong record of performance practice and/or performance-making. A post-graduate degree in performance or other relevant field of study is desirable. Teaching experience in H.E. is preferred. They seek an interdisciplinary performance artist/performance-maker with expertise and significant output in one or more of these areas: live performance, participatory performance, critical/activist social performance, post-dramatic theatre, choreography, contemporary theatre, social practice, immersive theatre, or site-specific performance.

The ideal candidate will have experience combining a wide range of methodologies and artistic disciplines and be committed to interdisciplinary practices. Candidates should demonstrate their experience of contributing to academic management, planning and development processes.

The CPP team is committed to inclusion and diversity in our working practices and approaches and welcome artists from a range of backgrounds and experiences to apply for this post.

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, they are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community.

Full details for the post including the job description, terms and conditions, and ‘How to Apply’ are available from the Conservatoire vacancies page at –

For further information, please contact (Kevan Cogan) or visit

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Closing date: Mon 9 Jan 2023: 12pm