Lecturer in Creative Writing


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Manawatu / Wanganui 



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Full time, Temporary, Contract

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Lecturer in Creative Writing 

School of English and Media Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

We are looking for an active creative writer with a strong publishing record who can inspire our students and support our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Location:Palmerston North
Term:Fixed Term of 3 Years
Grade:Lecturer / Senior Lecturer
Applications close:11:45 p.m. on 25 November 2018

Position overview

Applications are invited for a full-time, three-year fixed term 0.7 FTE Lectureship (US equivalent Assistant Professor) in the Creative Writing programme of the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University. This position is based at the Manawatu campus in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

The School of English and Media Studies has a strong record in teaching excellence and pastoral care in an interactive learning environment. Courses are taught in internal (on-campus) and distance learning modes, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The School currently offers programmes in English, Media Studies, Creative Writing, Expressive Arts, Public and Professional Writing, and Theatre Studies.

We are looking for a candidate with demonstrated research and teaching experience. We will consider applicants with a strong track record of publication in poetry or fiction, but expertise in both would be preferred. Massey’s creative writing programmes combine creative practice with critical and analytical skills, from first-year courses through to doctoral level. The ability to situate creative practice within larger scholarly contexts is essential to this position.

Creative Writing is offered as a major in the Bachelor Arts. Creative writing courses also contribute to the Expressive Arts major in the Bachelor of Communication. Candidates are encouraged to view the full range of courses via our website at ems.massey.ac.nz.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Creative

Company Info
Massey University Manawatu,Auckland and Wellington Campus
New Zealand

Phone: 0800 627 739
Web Site: http://www.massey.ac.nz/

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