Lecturer: Drama and Theatre Studies - Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch

  • Stellenbosch
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Education, Academic
  • Posted by Stellenbosch University on Friday, November 15, 2019
  • Reference: LSW05/339/1119
  • Apply before Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Stellenbosch University


Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


Department of Drama


Lecturer: Drama and Theatre Studies


(Ref. LSW05/339/1119)


Stellenbosch University's Department of Drama is a leading arts department in South Africa, renowned for high quality academic, creative and technical training on undergraduate and postgraduate level. An important aspect of the training and creative functioning of the Department is an alignment with the needs of the various communities that SU Drama serves.



  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Acting and Performance components;
  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Theatre Studies modules;
  • Actively participating in curriculum development;
  • Postgraduate supervision;
  • Actively participating in the research and publication activities of the Department;
  • Involvement with productions and projects of the Department;
  • Performing administrative and organisational duties as required by the Department.

Required Skills

  • excellent communication skills

Candidate Requirements


Job Requirements:

  • M in Drama, Performance and/or Theatre Studies;
  • At least three years’ teaching experience in a higher education environment and/or professional experience as a performing practitioner;
  • Proof of a nascent and/or growing publication record.



  • PhD in Drama, Performance and/or Theatre Studies;
  • Experience as professional theatre practitioner;
  • Teaching experience in Directing, Performance Creation, Voice and Speech, and/or Movement in a higher education environment;
  • Experience in postgraduate supervision.


Please note:


As part of the interview process, candidates will be expected to:


  • deliver an academic paper to present his/her current research;
  • present an observed, practical class for students from the Department.


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Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It takes pride in the fact that it has one of the country’s highest proportions of postgraduate students of which almost ten percent are international students.

The University lies in the picturesque Jonkershoek Valley in the heart of the Western Cape Winelands. The University has ten faculties, of which eight – AgriSciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law, Science, Theology and the larger part of Economic and Management Sciences - are located on the main campus in Stellenbosch with the Faculty of Health Sciences situated on the Tygerberg campus and the Faculty of Military Science in Saldanha. The University's Business School is situated at the Bellville Park campus.