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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Employer
OPEN UNIVERSITY
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jul 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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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. Find out more about us and our mission by watching this short video (you will be taken to YouTube by clicking this link).

We value diversity and we recognise that different people bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge and culture. We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing. With your specialism in one or more of the following genres: scriptwriting (for any medium), creative nonfiction, fiction 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. Please note, the order in which the genre specialisms above are listed reflects the department's current requirements and may play a part in eventual shortlisting should candidates meet all other criteria.

Skills and experience
  • 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; scriptwriting (any medium), creative nonfiction, fiction.
  • Ability to produce high-quality research outputs and/or creative works for submission to REF2021 and beyond.
  • A profile of teaching excellence in one or more of the following genres: scriptwriting (any medium), creative nonfiction, fiction.
  • The ability and readiness to prepare printed, audio-visual and online module materials; to support modules in presentation through online and face-to-face teaching; and to prepare assessment materials and participate in Quality Assurance and examination processes.
  • Efficiency and organisation skills, including the ability to work to deadlines, with evidence of being able to work in teams.

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Description here.

What you get in return

We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role.This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.

We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term.Benefits includean attractive pension proposition and 30/33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.
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