Lecturer in School of Humanities

Adelaide, Australia
23 May 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

(Level B) $97,577 to $115,495 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing full-time position available from 3 February 2020

Coordinating and teaching a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, supervising Honours and postgraduate students and contributing to the research profile of the department

The School of Humanities seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Creative Writing specialising in fiction in the Department of English and Creative Writing.

The Department offers two majors, one in English and one in Creative Writing and is an energetic, collegial unit that attracts a strong student cohort at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

All staff are required to understand and comply with all University policies, procedures and reasonable direction, whilst demonstrating professional workplace behaviours in accordance with the University’s Code of Conduct.

To be successful you will need: 

  • PhD in Creative Writing – Fiction.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the publication of fiction and/or volumes of short fiction and/or creative non-fiction.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an undergraduate teacher of creative writing, including genre writing.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

Learn more at: arts.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria.

Application close 11:55 pm, 30 June 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Ros Prosser
Head of English and Creative Writing, School of Humanities

P: +61 (8) 83133814
E: rosslyn.prosser@adelaide.edu.au 

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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