Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Creative Writing
University College Dublin, School of English, Drama, and Film
Ireland

Applications are invited for a permanent appointment as Lecturer / Assistant Professor (above the bar) in Creative Writing in the School of English, Drama, and Film. Applicants must be established writers with a significant reputation and be able to contribute to practice-based research developments in this rapidly developing area in the School. Experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level is required, and in curricular design and development. Applicants should be also prepared to take on doctoral supervision with appropriate support.


Applicants should have expertise in teaching Creative Writing across genres, and in particular in teaching prose fiction. We would also be interested in those who could offer additional fields such as, but not limited to, creative non-fiction, poetry and young adult fiction.


Creative Writing at UCD is characterised by its strong links with high profile individual writers and with arts organisations in Dublin and beyond. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to these links, and sustain a programme that brought visiting writers to the campus for readings and to interact with students. Contribution to the Creative Writing Journal HCE, and to Creative Writing conferences would also be expected, as would a willingness to develop events on campus and in collaboration with cultural institutions that increase impact and community engagement.


95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above the Bar Salary Scale: €52,848 - €83,090 per annum


Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.


Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 9th August 2019.


Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.


UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.


Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: 


http://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic%20Contract.pdf


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