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Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing

Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £37,530 to £43,111 per annum
Grade:  Grade 7
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Friday 28 June 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 July 2019
Reference:  ACI58
Job Details:    Job Description    

The Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries at Middlesex University is a leading provider of higher education across the breadth of creative disciplines.  In Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Media and Design, our focus is on thinking through making.  We combine a close engagement with professional practice with high quality research and scholarship to ensure that our students and staff are working at the forefront of their disciplines.  Our Hendon campus provides outstanding specialist facilities in North London and a vibrant hub for our network of national and international partnerships. We value diversity amongst our students and staff and welcome opportunities from suitably qualified candidates, regardless of background.

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing to join the Media Department at Middlesex University.

The role will typically be held by an enthusiastic and highly motivated academic with English Literature expertise in one or more of the following areas: contemporary literature (realism, anti-realism and the fantastic); global literature written in English.  The successful candidate will be someone with a proven track record of publishing professional Creative Writing in prose (fiction or non-fiction).  They will contribute to Middlesex University's growing English and Creative Writing subject areas, and be able to combine research with learning, teaching and knowledge transfer to make a positive contribution to the Media Department and the University.

The Media Department at Middlesex University is one of the largest and most diverse in the country.  Our facilities are amongst the best in the sector.  We offer an exciting array of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses including Film, Television, Advertising, Public Relations, Digital Media, Journalism, Publishing, Creative Writing and English.  All of our degree courses emphasise the development of professional practice underpinned with critical and cultural theory.  

If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact James Charlton, Head of Department for Media (

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