Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (fiction)

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
01 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (fiction)

Closing Date : 29/03/2018

Employment Type : Permanent
Duration : tenable from 1 September 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
School/Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Division : Centre for New Writing
Hours Per week : 0.75 FTE
Salary : £35,550 - £49,149 for Lecturer and £50,618 - £60,410 for Senior Lecturer according to relevant experience, pro rata
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : HUM-11572

The University of Manchester seeks to recruit a fiction writer of reputation and achievement to join its team of award-winning writers and teachers at the Centre for New Writing. Manchester has recently been designated a UNESCO City of Literature, and the University is a central part of the project of making Manchester one of the preeminent literary and creative cities in Europe.

You will be a creative writer with a track record of published or forthcoming work of international significance, and a proven ability as an excellent teacher. You will teach and assess undergraduate and postgraduate workshops in fiction, as well as contributing to other courses in related areas, as necessary. You will be expected to contribute fully to the Centre for New Writing’s other activities, such as public events series, outreach work with schools, collaborations with external cultural institutions, and/or the organisation of industry seminars with visiting writers and professionals from the publishing industry.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  All appointments will be made on merit.  
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Prof. Peter Knight, Head of Division, English, American Studies & Creative Writing
Dr. Kaye Mitchell, Co-Director of the Centre for New Writing

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

To apply please click here

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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