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 http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/.

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.

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