Part-time Hourly Paid Lecturer in Creative Writing

University of Portsmouth - School of Media and Performing Arts

Interview date: 11 August 2017

The School of Media and Performing Arts in the University of Portsmouth wishes to appoint hourly-paid part-time lecturers to a bank of academic staff for teaching opportunities in the 2017-2018 academic year.

We seek lecturers to deliver specific units of teaching on our undergraduate degree programmes in the area of Creative Writing. Part-time lecturers are expected to follow and deliver the established curriculum and contribute to assessment activities including moderation of assessments and dissertation supervision. Although a certain amount of independence in planning and delivering of teaching and assessment is expected, post holders will need to communicate well with the full-time staff and work effectively as part of a teaching team.

Applicants should have a relevant first degree, FHEA or other teaching qualification, and ideally an applicable postgraduate qualification. As well as good general subject knowledge, applicants should demonstrate specialist experience in one or more of the following areas: feature writing, travel writing, magazine writing, feature writing, literary journalism, the short story, creative non-fiction, practical journalism.

In addition, knowledge of publishing contexts, the local literary scene, and experience in producing published creative writing would be beneficial.

For further information about these roles please contact smpa-admin@port.ac.uk.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link: PTHP5024.- Part-time Hourly Paid Lecturer in Creative Writing.doc

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