Lecturer in English & Writing

Falmouth University - School of Writing & Journalism

Permanent, part-time, 17.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Falmouth University is the number one ranked Arts University in the Sunday Times University Guide, the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University league table.  For more than a hundred years we have been on a journey from School of Art to a modern creative innovation hub.

Our success in the league tables has been built on a reputation for excellence established over decades. Today, it is our unique approach to Higher Education that sets us apart. By responding to the growth of the creative industries, with a course portfolio that is flexible and aligned to the real world, we have increased our student numbers by more than 30% in two years.

Our number one strategic objective for 2020 is to get our graduates great jobs and 97% of our alumni are in work or further study 6 months after they leave us.

The School of Writing & Journalism is at the forefront of its field, delivering innovative and creative industry-focussed undergraduate courses in English, journalism, and creative writing and postgraduate provision in professional writing and writing for script & screen. Our Writers in Residence programme brings award-winning authors such as Emily Barr, Matt Haig, and Lionel Shriver for creative workshops, lectures and events, enabling our students to collaborate with industry experts.

We are seeking a Lecturer to deliver undergraduate teaching in English Literature from 1540 to 1830. You will have expertise in either the Early Modern period or Eighteenth Century/Romanticism, with the ability to deliver teaching across both periods where required. You should have experience of teaching in Higher Education.

Ideal candidates will hold a PhD or be near completion, and will be able to demonstrate the potential to develop their work in the context of Falmouth’s research and innovation agendas. Experience of public engagement, partnership working in the heritage or creative industries sectors, or knowledge of the digital humanities would be advantageous.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, pension scheme, childcare vouchers and training and development courses.

Interviews will be held week commencing 12 December.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs