Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing

City of Bristol (GB)
05 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing

Job number   ACAD102573

School of Humanities

Open ended contract staff

Part time

Salary   £36001 - £40523 per annum pro rata

Closing date for applications     08-May-2017

The Department of English is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing. This is a 0.4 part-time role that will help to expand the Department’s creative writing provision. Desirable specialisms might include, but are not restricted to, drama, screenwriting, creative non-fiction, fiction and/or publishing. The successful applicant will have a strong publication and/or performance record for their writing and substantial contacts in relevant creative industries, with an ability to foster links between external partners and the University (e.g. in the development of student placements). The postholder will be expected to contribute to existing undergraduate teaching and to assist in the development of new units at BA and MA level. The successful candidate will have either experience of teaching in the higher education sector or substantial experience of tutoring or workshop facilitation in another relevant context. There will be opportunities to participate in a number of Faculty-wide activities and networks related to the creative arts. Current clusters relevant to this post include Book Cultures, Global Feminisms, and Black Arts and Humanities.

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Grade: Lecturer b, Pathway 1, Grade J
Salary: Starting salary £36,001- £40,523 per annum pro rata

Contact for informal enquiries:
Mr Tom Sperlinger
Ms R Jacks Tel. +44 (0)117 331 7982

Timescale of appointment:
Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about 19th May 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) no later than 24th May 2017.

Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about 9th June 2017 and invited to interview. They will be asked to give a brief presentation based on their research to the interview panel and staff and postgraduate students of the Faculty of Arts, on the day of the interview.

Interview date: 23rd June 2017
Anticipated start date: September 2017

Cut-off date for submission of applications: 8th May 2017