Professor and Chair post available in leading London university


Professor and Chair post available in leading London university


Royal Holloway, University of London, is seeking to appoint a new Professor and Head of the Drama, Theatre and Dance Department, with effect from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible afterwards. 


The department is one of the most innovative and rigorous in the world, boasting over 20 permanent academic staff and links with major national and international arts and cultural institutions, including the National Theatre, the Shanghai Theatre Academy and the Tate Modern. Our students work with leading scholars and theatre-makers in first-class learning and performance spaces, including three dedicated theatres. Staff offer an exceptionally broad perspective in teaching and research, providing courses and supervision on a full geographical and historical range of performance practices. We also have specific strengths in contemporary British and European theatre; transnational theatre and performance; heritage, museums and historiography; socially engaged and participatory arts; practice-as-research; and world dance.


Applications are invited from candidates working in any field of theatre, drama, dance and performance studies. The successful candidate will be educated to PhD level or equivalent and have sound organisational and communication skills as well as appropriate administrative and leadership experience within an academic context.


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Closing Date:  7 June 2017