|Salary:||£35,333 to £44,737|
|Placed On:||28th March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
The School of Humanities at Coventry University is recruiting for a Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing to join our academic team. This full-time post requires a passion for teaching together with experience of delivering courses in English Literature and Creative Writing. Research interests and creative and/or critical publications in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous: screenwriting, video games, twentieth-century literature, ecocriticism/ecofeminism/ecopoetics, science fiction, the Gothic.
We are particularly interested in a candidate who will help lead the evolution and development of the school’s English Literature and Creative Writing provision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Someone with the vision to address the demands of teaching in the twenty-first century and who recognises the need for new ways of engaging with the subject and how this new pedagogy can be explored and developed creatively through new technologies. Knowledge of higher education processes is important and experience of teaching through workshops, seminars, lectures, and assessment is essential to the role.
Coventry University’s School of Humanities is a vibrant, interdisciplinary community of teachers, researchers and students. Based on a modern campus in the heart of the city centre, the School offers a wide range of Humanities and Social Science degrees, including programmes in: Creative Writing; English (including Language, Literature, and TEFL); Philosophy; History; International Relations; Politics; Sociology and Criminology. We are proud of our diverse and multi-cultural body of students and are committed to providing them with a range of intellectual and practice-based skills and opportunities. Our outlook is international in character; we encourage staff to collaborate internationally, and we are committed to giving our students the opportunity to work with global partners. We also have links with national and local government departments and criminal justice organisations, including provision of CPD and developing opportunities such as placements, research and other projects.
Our mission is to ensure that we provide a challenging, stimulating and highly rewarding educational experience for our students and to produce graduates that are equipped to engage with the diverse and varied opportunities available for specialists in English.
Informal inquiries can be directed to Dr Thomas Knowles, Curriculum Lead for English and Philosophy, email@example.com or the talent acquisition team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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