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Lecturer in Prose Fiction - B229960A

Newcastle University - School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £27,831 to £48,676 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st June 2019
Closes: 22nd July 2019
Job Ref: 234776

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Salary: £27,831 - £39,610 per annum (Lecturer Grade F)             

           £40,792 - £48,676 per annum (Lecturer Grade G)

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics wishes to appoint an outstanding writer and teacher as a Lecturer in Creative Writing. We particularly encourage candidates able to work collaboratively with colleagues in the School and across the University, and who will play an active role in the ongoing development of the Literature and Creative Writing BA and the Creative Writing MA.

You will have a PhD, and/or a track record in the publishing of significant, rigorous and original creative writing (prose fiction) and have an interest in and engagement with high quality teaching. The potential to contribute internationally excellent or world-leading research to the School’s return at the next Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF) is essential.

This is a part time (0.6 FTE) post 

For further inquiries please contact Dr Lars Iyer, Head of the Creative Writing Subject Area ( or Professor James Annesley, Head of School (

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Creative Writing staff

Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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