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Lecturer in Creative Writing x 2

Job Reference : SRF20400
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 08/12/2017
Live Date : 08/09/2017
Salary : £39,992 to £49,149 pro rata per annum
Employment Type : AR-Academic (Lecturer)
School / Function : School of Literature and Languages
Department : English Literature
Hours Per week : 0.50 FTE
Contract Duration : Permanent

The Department of English Literature at the University of Reading is looking to appoint two part-time lecturers in creative writing.  The successful candidates will contribute to teaching at all levels of the curriculum, and particularly to the teaching of fiction, and/or writing for stage and screen.  These permanent, 0.5 posts will involve other aspects of academic employment, including examining, administration, cultural outreach and impact activity.  The Department is an expanding and dynamic team, with a strong track record, and ambitious goals for our teaching, research, and outreach.

You will have:

  • A track record as a successful creative writer
  • Appropriate higher educational qualifications
  • Experience of teaching at university level in the relevant areas
  • Collaborative skills, and a willingness to work as part of a team
  • The willingness and ability to contribute to outreach and recruitment activities


Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Department

Contact name:

Peter Stoneley

Contact phone:

0118 378 5095

Contact email:

Closing date: 8 December 2018

Recent applicants need not re-apply to this post

Interviews to be held: 15 January, 2018

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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