Senior Lecturer/Course Coordinator in Writing & Publishing

Falmouth University - School of Writing & Journalism

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 Wyl Menmuir, 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 Senior Lecturer/Course Coordinator, with a proven track record of delivering high-quality teaching in Higher Education, a strong research profile, and excellent organisational skills. You will join a team of three Course Coordinators and the Head of Subject to ensure the management and delivery of an outstanding student experience across undergraduate courses in English & Writing. You will contribute to teaching across Creative Writing (prose fiction or non-fiction may be an advantage), and lead on the development of industry-engaged project modules.

Ideal candidates will possess a PhD and a track record of publications (practice/or academic) commensurate with career stage.

If you do not have the right to work in the UK, this appointment will be subject to the University successfully obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship under the UK's Points Based System for migrant workers, and to you obtaining Entry Clearance/Leave to Remain. For further information, see the Home Office website at

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

The closing date for this position is Wednesday 1 March 2017.

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