Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing

Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom

Job description

(0.5 FTE: 18.25 hours per week)

Institute of Arts and Humanities

Applications are invited for a part time 0.5 FTE Associate Lectureship in Creative Writing to begin as soon as possible. The post involves contributing to the department’s existing provision across the curriculum at all undergraduate levels and at MA level. The successful candidate will also be required to develop new modules to enhance our current offering, and may be asked to take on PhD supervision (as either first or second supervisor).

The successful candidate will join a dynamic research-led department whose curriculum covers all periods of English literary production and a broad range of creative genres. The Department is situated within the Institute of Arts and Humanities and as such this is an excellent opportunity for applicants interested in developing interdisciplinary collaborations to further their teaching and research.

Informal enquiries welcome: contact the Head of Department, Dr Louise Holmwood Marshall ( or +44 (0)1970 622988) For information about the Department and its courses, see our website at:

Ref: IAH.16.02

Closing Date: Midnight, 22 January 2017

Interview Date: To be confirmed

How to apply

Apply online

We are a Bilingual Institution which operates a Welsh Language scheme and is committed to Equal Opportunities.

Aberystwyth University (Welsh: Prifysgol Aberystwyth; sometimes shortened to "Aber") is a university located in Aberystwyth, Wales. Aberystwyth was a founding Member Institution of the former federal University of Wales. As of late 2006, the university had over 12,000 students spread across seventeen academic departments.