UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES

Professor of Storytelling

Location
Cardiff, (GB)
Posted
28 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES

PRIFYSGOL DE CYMRU

Faculty of Creative Industries

Professor of Storytelling (Ref: U007607)

Grade I, *£57,674 - £63,009 per annum

*appointment will be made to the minimum of the scale

Permanent Contract

External Vacancy

The Faculty of Creative Industries at USW is seeking to appoint a full-time Professor in Storytelling to join a vibrant research environment, and lead the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling. We welcome applications from individuals with international standing and expertise in any area of storytelling, and with a record of high quality research outputs and successful funding applications. The post holder will be a highly motivated and ambitious research leader with the vision to build on a highly successful REF outcome in the 2014 exercise.


The Professor in Storytelling will provide an expert source of knowledge and advice to researchers in the Creative Industries Research Institute (CIRI) in identifying and exploiting a range of sources of funding both national and international and creating and implementing a research development plan to support the strategic direction of CIRI which will increase research funding success rates, research intensity and revenue.

This position is based at Cardiff Campus of the University of South Wales.

The terms and conditions of the post (including grade and salary) will be those of the University of South Wales.

CLOSING DATE:  2nd January 2017