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Lecturer in Creative Writing - Part time 17.5 hours per week, Permanent

Edinburgh Napier University

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £40,322 to £49,553 per annum (pro-rata)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th April 2021
Closes: 18th May 2021
 

We are looking to appoint a part-time Lecturer in Creative Writing (17.5 hours per week) who will be responsible for helping to design and deliver a new fully online global Masters in Creative Writing that reflects our focus on career development for emerging genre writers.

The role may also be responsible for helping the Creative Writing team work face-to-face with students at postgraduate and undergraduate levels.

About Us

Edinburgh Napier University is the ‘#1 Modern University in Scotland’. An innovative, learner centric university with a modern and fresh outlook, Edinburgh Napier is ambitious, inclusive in its ethos and applied in its approach.

The University is committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability. We have an outstanding academic reputation for delivering the highest quality education and research, alongside a purpose to add value to the social, cultural and economic capital of its communities to empower individuals, transform communities, build careers and shape futures.

The role

You will work within the small, dedicated Creative Writing team to design and deliver a fully online global Masters in Creative Writing. This new programme will reflect our focus on student-centred teaching and learning for emerging genre writers, while enabling asynchronous engagement from wherever in the world students may be living.

You will be ambitious and enthusiastic about cross-disciplinary working, and committed to collaborating across the University and beyond.

You will be responsible for working independently, and as part of a small team supporting others.

Who we are looking for

  • You will be qualified with a PhD in a relevant subject
  • You will have a professional publication record in a relevant commercial genre
  • You will be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • You will have a scholarly interest in developing innovation narrative practice
  • You will have a professional academic and research profile

Experience should include:

  • Designing and delivering online learning materials
  • Relevant teaching practice at postgraduate and undergraduate levels

If this opportunity is of interest please click here for the full job description.

Benefits we offer

  • Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

We offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Further Information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional information

  • Closing date: 18th May (Midnight GMT)
  • Interview date: TBC

To apply, please complete our online application form and attach an up to date copy of your CV

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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