Lecturer in Creative Writing (Prose) - B100084A

Newcastle University - English Lit, Language & Linguistics

Salary: Lecturer Grade F: £34,520 - £38,833 per annum or Lecturer Grade G: £39,992 - £47,722 per annum

Closing Date: 3 January 2018.

The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Creative Writing (Prose). You will be joining a dynamic team of prose writers and be embedded in the School’s large and prestigious Creative Writing subject area.

You will be a talented writer of prose with a record of high quality publication who can contribute to undergraduate teaching and participate in the School’s thriving postgraduate culture by working on our MA programmes and supervising PhD students. You will also contribute to the development and leadership of the Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts, a world-class centre of excellence in the field of creative writing which contributes to the cultural life of the North East via readings, projects, teaching and research.

Informal enquiries can be made to: Dr Lars Iyer, Head of Creative Writing: Lars.Iyer@ncl.ac.uk or  Professor Sinéad Morrissey: sinead.morrissey@ncl.ac.uk

The School/Institute holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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