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Lecturer in Creative Writing

Liverpool Hope University - School of Humanities

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th November 2020
Closes: 8th January 2021
Job Ref: 2AEMC5

Closing date: Friday 8th January 2021 by 5.00 p.m.

Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards. We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future. Research is central to our curriculum development and enhancement and all academic staff at the University engage in research. Building upon our REF 2014 submission we are looking with ambition and confidence to the next REF strengthening even further our research degree programme (PhD and EdD). This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. Our policy is to combine these elements of our work in keeping with the University’s stated academic profile as a research-informed teaching University of distinction. It is in this context that we now seek scholars in a number of areas who will join with us in pursuit of excellence; these opportunities include the post of:

Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Humanities

Liverpool Hope University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Humanities. The successful candidate would be required to make a significant contribution to the life of the School, across teaching, administration and research, including Creative Writing at all levels of the undergraduate programme, and potentially teaching for the Foundation Year. We would welcome an ability to also contribute to teaching for other subjects in the School, especially English Literature and Media and Communication.

The School of Humanities is seeking applicants with expertise and experience in any area of Creative Writing, with an ability to be flexible and contribute widely to teaching, but we are especially interested in writers of prose, either fiction or non-fiction. We would also welcome interdisciplinary approaches to Creative Writing: the School of Humanities includes, in addition to Creative Writing, Law, English Language, English Literature, History, IR. Media and Communication, Philosophy and Ethics, Politics, Religious Studies and Theology. The successful candidate should have a PhD, a good publication record and well-developed research plans for the future and will play a key role in the growth and development of Creative Writing at Liverpool Hope.

The post is permanent, subject to the normal probationary period of twelve months.

Liverpool Hope strives to be a University where the individual and individuality matter. We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment that recognises and respects difference.

We recruit staff nationally and internationally as we seek out the best to help build Hope for the future. If you join us you will be doing so at an exciting and challenging time as we work to build a liberal arts inspired university of distinction in the UK.

For an application form and further details, please visit our website or contact us using the details below.

Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park
L16 9JD

Tel: 0151 291 3661 (24 hrs)


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