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Lecturer Above the Bar in English (Creative Writing)

University of Galway - School of English and Creative Arts

Location: Galway - Ireland
Salary: €70,849 to €92,148 or £61,952.21 to £80,576.61 (converted salary*)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th January 2023
Closes: 2nd March 2023
Job Ref: 009722

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Applications are invited for an appointment as a full-time, permanent Lecturer Above the Bar in English (Creative Writing), specialising in Poetry, at the University of Galway.

The School of English and Creative Arts comprises the disciplines of English, Drama, Film & Digital Media, and Music. The discipline of English itself teaches over 1000 students, including 50 MA students and 25 PhD students. We teach a broad undergraduate curriculum and we run three undergraduate programmes: BA in English and Creative Writing, BA in English (joint honours) and BA Digital Arts and Technology. We run three taught MA programmes: MA in Writing, MA in English and MA in Literature and Publishing, as well as contributing to other MA programmes in the School. For the past five years we have been ranked among the top 150 English departments in the QS World University rankings.

For this post we are seeking a colleague who will make a major contribution to enhancing and developing our School’s vibrant profile in the area of Creative Writing, specifically Poetry. Applicants are invited to demonstrate how they would enhance our existing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and how they would develop an innovative “creative practice-as-research” agenda.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr John Kenny, School of English and Creative Arts john.kenny@universityofgalway.ie

Additional information on English at the University of Galway is available at: https://www.universityofgalway.ie/colleges-and-schools/arts-social-sciences-and-celtic-studies/english-creative-arts/

Information on the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies Strategic Plan is available at:

https://www.universityofgalway.ie/colleges-and-schools/arts-social-sciences-and-celtic-studies/strategy2125/

Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at:  https://www.universityofgalway.ie/strategy2025

Salary: €70,849 to €92,148 (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)

(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday 2nd March 2023.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at www.dbei.ie

For more information and Application Form please see website:

http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

The University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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