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Lect/Assist Prof in Creative Writing

University College Dublin - Languages, Literature and Culture

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €54,849 to €87,724 or £47,342.97 to £75,719.06 (converted salary*) per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th September 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: 013700

Applications are invited for a 4 year post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Creative Writing within UCD School of English, Drama and Film.

Applicants must be established and experienced writers with a strong record of publication and be able to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in this rapidly developing area in the School. The successful candidate will teach in the BA programme in English with Creative Writing, the MA and MFA programmes in Cr eative Writing, and supervise and mentor PhD and postdoctoral projects.

Creative Writing at UCD is characterised by its strong links with high profile individual writers and with arts organisations in Dublin, Ireland and beyond. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to these links, and to play a part in sustaining a programme that brought visiting writers to the campus for readings and to interact with students.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar Salary scale: €54,849-€87,724 per annum

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 29 October 2021

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements.

Prior to application, further info rmat ion (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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