Writer in Residence 2018

Victoria University of Wellington

We invite applications for the Victoria University of Wellington/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence 2018.

Writers in all areas of literary activity, including drama, fiction and poetry, New Zealand art, biography, history, music, society and culture, are eligible to apply.

It has been created to foster New Zealand writing by providing the appointee with the opportunity to write full-time within an academic environment for the period of tenure.  Applications are invited from writers in all areas of literary activity, including drama, fiction and poetry, New Zealand art, biography, history, music, society and culture, etc.  Applicants should be authors of proven merit and must be either New Zealand citizens or hold permanent residency to be eligible for the role.

The Writer will have use of an office at the IIML. While there are no formal duties attached to the position, it is expected that the Writer will take part in the cultural life of the University.

The appointment will be for twelve months from 1 February 2018 to 31 January 2019, with a salary of NZ$50,000.00, and will be made subject to Creative New Zealand funding.

Applications close on Saturday, 30 September 2017.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Please apply online at www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

Reference 1661.

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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