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0.5 FTE Lecturer in Creative Writing (Teaching and Research), Queen Mary University of London
Deadline: Sun 5 Jun 2022
The Department of English in the School of English and Drama seeks to appoint a permanent part-time (0.5 FTE) Lecturer in Creative Writing.

The successful candidate will be a published writer with expertise in Black British, and/or British Asian, Anglophone African, Anglophone South Asian, Anglophone Caribbean writing and related histories and practices.

They will be able to contribute to:
the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across Creative Writing;
an introductory or survey module, second-year modules in prose, poetry and performance, and the final-year dissertation;
to the MA in Creative Writing;
liaising with the School’s partner organisation, Wasifiri; International Contemporary Writing;
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.

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.

Experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels is an essential requirement.

Applicants who identify as Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic or Global Majority are strongly encouraged to apply.

We welcome applications from international candidates.

Job Ref: QMUL28653

Find out more on our website

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Brian Dillon, Director of Creative Writing: or Dr Suzanne Hobson, Head of English:

The closing date for applications is 05 June 2022.

Additional Information:

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Queen Mary University of London
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Professor Brian Dillon
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