|Salary:||£44,931 to £55,805 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.|
|Placed On:||12th December 2022|
|Closes:||26th February 2023|
Department of English
About the Role
The Department of English in the School of English and Drama in Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks to appoint a permanent part-time (0.5fte) Lecturer in Creative Writing. Joining a team devoted to innovative, experimental practice and teaching, the successful candidate will be a published writer with interests in one or more of these areas: migration, diaspora, race, translation, religious or cultural identity. They will be able to contribute to:
The successful applicant will contribute to our thriving, diverse and politically engaged culture of practice and research in Creative Writing and English.
The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Creative Writing, English or a related field. Alternatively, you may have equivalent professional experience/qualification. You will have an established international profile as practitioner and/or researcher in a field of Creative Writing, whether in prose, poetry, performance, hybrid or alternative modes. Applications from those whose writing and/or research engages with interdisciplinary practice, hybrid forms or writing and the visual arts may be especially welcome. Experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels is an essential requirement, as is an ability to contribute to a range of Creative Writing modules. Applicants who identify as Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic or Global Majority are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Department
The Department of English at Queen Mary University of London is one of the country’s leading centres for innovation in the study of English, with a large and highly diverse student community and an international reputation for high-quality research and excellence in teaching.
About Queen Mary
Queen Mary University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group, with an outstanding reputation in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Queen Mary aims to be the most inclusive university of its kind, anywhere. We welcome applications from international candidates.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is part-time and permanent with an expected start date of 1 September 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 5, spinal point 35 at £44,931 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to:
Professor Suzanne Hobson, Head of English: firstname.lastname@example.org
Details about the School of English and Drama can be found at www.sed.qmul.ac.uk
Details about the English Department can be found at www.english.qmul.ac.uk
The closing date for applications is 26th February 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
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