Jobs at Goldsmiths

Jobs at Goldsmiths

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Theatre and Performance
Vacancy Type
Full Time
46,253.72 - 62,595.42
Interview Date
First two weeks of October (TBC)
Contact Details
Professor Osita Okagbue /
Actual Hours
Posted Date
Closing Date
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What makes Goldsmiths unique?

Goldsmiths is a world-renowned university that has a reputation for rigorous and innovative academic work; creativity has long been our hallmark. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive.

The Department of Theatre and Performance is a department with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, with strengths in European theatre history, World theatre, Sociology of the theatre, Postcolonial theatre, Intercultural theatre, Dramatic Literature, and Practice as Research. The Department currently runs four Single Honours degrees with BA Drama and Theatre Arts; BA Performance, Politics and Society, BA Comedy,and BA Musical Theatre as well as Joint Honours in BA Drama and English.

About the Role 

Teach in areas of modern and contemporary theatre and performance at undergraduate level; to teach across our theoretical courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as appropriate, and particularly the BA Performance, Politics and Society; to contribute to the supervision of research students; to undertake and co-ordinate the marking and moderation of assessments, as necessary; to convene discrete modules as required; to develop exciting and innovative new modules.

About You

The Department would welcome applications from candidates with expertise in the field of modern and contemporary theatre, particularly those with interests in theatre activism and/or political theatre and able to contribute to our BA Performance, Politics and Society. A strong track record of publication in the field is essential.


We have generous benefits – an agile working environment, 28 days’ annual leave plus 6 paid closure days (4 at Christmas and 2 at Easter) plus all Bank Holidays, great transport links, a defined benefit pension scheme, support for professional development and a broad range of wellbeing initiatives such as staff choir, running club and creative writing classes. 

Goldsmiths, University of London is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity.