Teaching Fellow in English and Creative Writing: Poetry

Surrey, United Kingdom
£43,660 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
07 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department of English

Location: Egham
Salary: £43,660 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Interview Date: Monday 21 September 2020

Part Time (0.5 FTE)

10 month Fixed Term Contract 

Applications are invited for the post of Teaching Fellow in English and Creative Writing: Poetry in the Department of English.

The successful candidate will join a team of prize-winning writers in the department, including seven Fellows of the Royal Society of Literature.

You will have a national profile as an author with a track record of publication in poetry and experience of teaching creative writing at undergraduate level and postgraduate levels. You will also be able to teach poetry seminars on our BA English programme. You will have demonstrated the ability to work with others in teaching and/or administration.

Candidates will be expected to provide teaching in creative writing at BA levels and MA levels, with an emphasis on poetry and poetics, to foster the work of students seeking publication, and to contribute to co-curricular enrichment activities. Additional expertise in teaching twentieth-century poetry and/or modernist literature is also desirable.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park with additional teaching in Bedford Square, Central London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Ruth Livesey, Head of Department via

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

The College is unable to obtain permission to work in the UK for this post.  Therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK if they wish to apply.

Please quote the reference: 0920-189
Closing Date: Midnight, 14 September 2020
Interview Date: 21 September 2020

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.