Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Fiction)

Nottingham Trent University - College of Art Architecture Design and Humanities

Location: Clifton Campus

School/Section: School of Arts & Humanities

Please note that this is a part time role for up to 9.25 hours per week

The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and learning; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research.

The School of Arts and Humanities seeks to appoint a 0.25 permanent lecturer in Creative Writing from 1 September 2017 primarily in order to contribute to its highly successful MA in Creative Writing.  Applications are sought from candidates specializing in the writing of literary fiction with further expertise in the major subject areas within Creative Writing. You will be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in teaching, curriculum design and assessment in Creative Writing, and will have the aptitude to teach to the highest standards at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Candidates must possess a commitment to teaching and learning and be able to work in a team-based context. The post-holder will be an active creative practitioner with an outstanding publication record and strong links to the publishing and creative industries. Research and writing conducted in this post will have impact beyond academia: a clear understanding of the impact agenda of the UK research councils is highly desirable.

If you believe you meet the criteria for this post, we would welcome your application.

Interview date – 30 June 2017

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Sharon Ouditt, Head of English, Media and Creative Cultures, on +44 (0)115 848 3039 or via email sharon.ouditt@ntu.ac.uk

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

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