Lecturer in Creative Writing, Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture (LAN131A)

The School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Creative Writing in the area of creative non-fiction.Located within English Studies (which includes Creative Writing), the postholder will contribute teaching to relevant undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes in the School, including both Creative Writing and English Literature. The postholder will undertake practice-led research in creative writing. Applicants should have postgraduate qualifications up to PhD level in creative writing or a related area; have a track record of practice-led outputs and/or publications appropriate for the career stage and suitable for submission to the UK Research Excellence Framework; have a clear plan of research activity (outputs, publications, external funding, public engagement/impact); and have experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. The postholder will contribute to the development and promotion of public engagement activities and relevant research centres in the School and University

School/Section: Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £42,149 - £50,296
Ref No: LAN131A
Closing Date: 16-SEP-2022


Job Description

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant area of Creative Writing or an area of English Literature relevant to the post. Expertise in any area of creative non-fiction will be welcomed, although interest in life writing or environmental humanities would be an advantage.  Applicants must also have a record of excellent research and publication appropriate for this career stage.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 7, £42,149 – £50,296 per annum  with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Elizabeth Anderson, Undergraduate Programme Co-ordinator for English, e-mail:

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Lauren Storey, HR Adviser (e-mail: for further information.

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Job Reference Number:  LAN131A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 16 September 2022

The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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