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Lecturer in Writing for Children and Young Adults, Manchester Metropolitan University
Deadline: Sun 8 Dec 2019
The Department of English and the Manchester Centre for Youth Studies seeks to appoint a lecturer in writing for children and young adults.

MCYS is a cross-disciplinary research centre which aims to be a centre of expertise for the use of participatory research with children and young people. 

The post is suitable for candidates who write creatively for young people in any medium, candidates who produce scholarly research on writing for children and young adults, and candidates who do both.

We welcome applications from candidates with experience of or a demonstrable interest in collaborative Youth Studies research, which links English with disciplines such as Education, Sociology, criminology, history or Linguistics.

We also welcome applications from candidates with experience of or a demonstrable interest in working with children and young people as part of their creative and/or scholarly research.

All candidates will to have a doctoral level qualification in a relevant area OR an established professional reputation as a writer of children's and/or young adult literature, as evidenced in national broadcast media appearances, national broadsheet and literary press reviews, or major literary prize success. 

This opportunity will be offered on a permanent, full time basis of 37 hours. The anticipated start date for the successful applicant is December 2019/January 2020.

Full details here

For an informal discussion regarding the requirements of the role please contact, Dr Jess Edwards, Head of the Department of English J.Edwards@mmu.ac.uk and Prof. Hannah Smithson (h.l.smithson@mmu.ac.uk) Head of the Manchester Centre for Youth Studies. 

Deadline: 8th December 2019

Additional Information:
Location:
Manchester
Region(s):
North West England

Contact Information:
Organisation:
Manchester Metropolitan University
Contact Name:
Dr Jess Edwards
Contact Email:
J.Edwards@mmu.ac.uk
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