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Professor of Creative Writing (Prose)

Requisition ID:  10743
Location: 

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  06-Sep-2021

 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

 

Closing Date: 03.10.2021

The School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics at Newcastle University seeks to appoint an outstanding researcher and teacher to the post of Professor of Creative Writing (Prose). 


The appointee will make a major contribution to research and learning & teaching in Creative Writing and provide strategic leadership for the Creative Writing Subject Group.


We invite applications from individuals with an outstanding record in research (including outputs, external grant income, and PhD supervision), successful research and academic leadership experience, an established international reputation, and a record of excellence in teaching and impact.


We are keen to hear from candidates whose interests complement and extend our existing strengths in prose fiction, including candidates interested in children’s and YA fiction.


Interview Date: 11.11.2021


Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Jo Robinson, Head of the School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics at Jo.Robinson2@newcastle.ac.uk 


To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here

Alternatively to view in PDF format please click here
 

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 

We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for all.  You can learn more about what is available here on our Benefits Website page.

Requisition ID: 10743