Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Fiction)

The University of Manchester - Faculty of Humanities - School of Arts, Languages and Cultures - Division of English, American Studies and Creative Writing

Closing Date: 21/12/2016.
Employment Type: Permanent.
Duration: Available from 01/09/2017 - permanent.
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Humanities.
School/Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.
Division: English, American Studies and Creative Writing.
Hours Per week: 0.2 FTE.
Salary: £34,956 to £59,400 (pro rata) per annum.
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference: HUM-09232.

This is an opportunity to join 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.

You will have a record of publishing excellent fiction and have evidence of an international reputation, with plans for publication of new fiction.

A proven ability to provide high-quality teaching to a range of student groups at different levels is also essential, with an ability to manage all aspects of course administration, including setting and marking assessed work.

You will need to work as an effective member of a team, with a strong commitment to collegiality, good interpersonal and organisational skills and willingness / ability to take a share of responsibilities for student progress.

We hope to hold presentations and interviews on February 7 and 8 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 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.

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:

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

Email: peter.knight@manchester.ac.uk

Or

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

Email: john.mcauliffe@manchester.ac.uk

Date of external posting Tuesday 22 November 2016

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

Further particulars

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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