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Lecturer in Creative Writing, The Open University
Deadline: Tue 3 Sep 2019
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as a Lecturer in Creative Writing.

With your specialism in fiction, creative nonfiction and/or scriptwriting, you will contribute to the development, teaching and assessment of modules. You will also participate in the vibrant research culture of the discipline, through original scholarship and/or creative practice in the field of Creative Writing.

Skills and experience required include:
A PhD in a relevant subject or a practitioner/publication profile which may be considered equivalent to having a PhD in Creative Writing;
An established or emerging national reputation as a creative writer in one or more of the following genres; fiction, creative nonfiction and/or scriptwriting;
Ability to produce high-quality research outputs and/or creative works for submission to REF2021 and beyond;
A working knowledge of publication or performance processes coming from own writing practice;
A profile of teaching excellence in fiction, creative nonfiction, and/or scriptwriting;
An understanding of the latest pedagogical techniques for teaching Creative Writing in HE, including the issues involved in supporting and delivering distance learning programmes.

18.5 hours per week - 0.5 FTE . £40,792 to £48,677 per annum, pro rata. Permanent.  (Job Ref: 16413)

Job description and person specification available here

For detailed information about how to apply go to www.open.ac.uk/employment or email Resourcing-Hub@open.ac.uk

If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application please email Professor Suman Gupta, Head of Department for English & Creative Writing on suman.gupta@open.ac.uk or Dr Derek Neale, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing on derek.neale@open.ac.uk

Deadline: 3 September 2019

Additional Information:
Location:
Milton Keynes
Region(s):
South East England

Contact Information:
Organisation:
The Open University
Contact Name:
Professor Suman Gupta
Contact Email:
suman.gupta@open.ac.uk
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