Job Vacancy at the University of Surrey: Teaching Fellow in Lighting
Salary: £24,861 to £30,546 per annum pro rata (0.8 FTE)
Part Time / Part Year
Post Type: Part Time
Advert Placed: Wednesday 21 June 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday 18 July 2017
Interview Date: Monday 14 August 2017
The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of going its own way, doing things differently – and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey has performed exceptionally in all major league tables for UK universities in the past year. We were incredibly proud to have been named University of the Year byThe Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. We are in fourth place in The Guardian University Guide for 2017 and 11th in the Complete University Guide 2017. In this year’s Student Experience Survey, compiled by Times Higher Education (THE), the University of Surrey was ranked fifth nationally.
Guildford School of Acting (GSA) is situated within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and is one of the UK’s leading conservatoires for specialised and intensive vocational training and innovative performance research.
Established in 1935, GSA enjoys national and international renown as a leading conservatoire for performer training. We are arguably the world’s leading centre of excellence for musical theatre training. The School has a diverse and vibrant community of performers, performance makers, creative practitioners and technicians graduating from its vocational training and research-led programmes each year. The department of Technical Theatre Arts runs the BA Theatre Production programme, as well as supporting the production aspects of all other courses within the GSA portfolio, the research activity of the Institute of Performance and a large variety of other events. Providing an excellent student experience is central to all we do.
We are seeking a dynamic theatre practitioner, who will contribute to the ongoing development of vocational learning, practice and scholarship at GSA. You will have specialist skills in lighting for performance, (minimum of five years in professional theatrical lighting production) with proven experience in commercial musical theatre and drama. You will have advanced knowledge of relevant lighting technologies & software for contemporary production, including ETC & MA consoles and Vectorworks. You will have excellent administrative and IT skills as well as pastoral ability. Teaching experience (preferably in a drama school environment) is desirable.
Please that this part-time position is to cover Maternity leave and will run until February 2018.
If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jo Franklin (Head of Technical Theatre Arts) on [email protected]