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Lecturer in Creative Writing (0.5 FTE)
Deadline: Mon 12 Feb 2018
The English Department at Queen Mary, University of London wishes to appoint a part time Lecturer in Creative Writing with a specialism in poetry and the ability to teach other forms of narrative and non-fiction writing at first-year level.

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK’s leading research-focused universities and a member of the Russell Group with an outstanding reputation in the humanities and social sciences.

The post-holder will be a published poet and will undertake the normal teaching, research and administrative duties expected of a member of the Department. In all areas they will be expected to show leadership appropriate to their position. Candidates should be educated to degree and postgraduate degree level (or equivalent) or have equivalent professional experience.

They will have a strong background of achievement in one of the core areas of activity within the Department, including Creative Writing, as well as an excellent publication record. The ability to teach at any level within the area of expertise, and across a range of subjects at a more introductory level, is essential, as are excellent communication and organisational skills.

The post is 17.5 hours per week and permanent, starting from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor David Colclough, Head of English, at

Details about the English Department can be found at

Further details about the post and to apply here

Deadline: 12 February 2018
Interviews to take place Tuesday 27 March 2018

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Queen Mary, University of London
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Professor David Colclough
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