Lecturer in Creative Writing (Fiction) (0.5FTE Permanent)

The University of Manchester - Humanities

Closing Date : 21/12/2016.
Employment Type : Permanent.
Duration : Permanent from 1 September 2017.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities.
School/Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.
Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing.
Hours Per week : 0.5 FTE.
Salary : £34,956 to £48,327 pro rata, per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : HUM-009231.

Applications are invited for the above post.

You will be based in the Centre for New Writing, which forms part of the Division of English, American Studies and Creative Writing (EAC), in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.

You will contribute to the work of the division by providing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the area of Creative Writing, with a specific focus on fiction, including workshops, seminars on narrative form and/or literary theory and/or contemporary fiction.

You will have a record of publishing excellent fiction and have evidence of an international reputation; have plans for publication of new fiction; a proven ability to provide high-quality teaching to a range of student groups at different levels and an ability to manage all aspects of course administration, including setting and marking assessed work. You will work as an effective member of a team, with a strong commitment to collegiality, good interpersonal and organisational skills and a willingness/ability to take a share of responsibilities for student progress.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, the University of Manchester will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. All non EU/EEA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this appointment.

Interviews for this post will take place on 7th and 8th February 2017.

As the School is committed to Athena SWAN principles, we welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this grade. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Peter Knight, Head of Division, English, American Studies & Creative Writing

Email: peter.knight@manchester.ac.uk

Name: John McAuliffe, Co-Director of the Centre for New Writing

Email: john.mcauliffe@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

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

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