Lecturer, Creative Writing Position at UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA

  • Motivate and inspire the next generation of creative writing students with your enthusiasm and creative teaching style
  • Academic level B, salary range $102,527 per year – $121,432 per year + 17% super
  • Full time, continuous opportunity

We are looking for an enthusiastic and engaging lecturer who can deliver undergraduate courses in creative writing, while actively contributing to faculty research programs.

Apply your knowledge by leading, developing and delivering innovative lectures and tutorials, actively apply for grants, undertake research and take the initiative to grow the creative writing space.

This is an education and research focused position which will see you designing, developing and coordinating high quality courses. With a research focus, you will need a research profile that aligns with the research priorities in the ERA 2023 Research Area 36 Creative Arts and Writing.

You will be recognized for your teaching experience, student-centered approach, and passion for helping shape the next generation of creatives.

If you enjoy inspiring those around you and are passionate about instilling your knowledge and experience with the next generation of creatives, you will have professional writing and/or editing experience and hold a Ph.D. or are about to finish.

If you consider yourself an innovative educator with a PhD or equivalent, have 3-5 years of experience, have built your career in this space, and are now looking to share and inspire the next generation with what you have learned, then this role is for you.

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition that has risen to 10th place among universities in Australia (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020). The University partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo by pursuing best practices in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve the community of Australia’s capital and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The university’s continued success has resulted in UC being recognized as number one in the world for our activities to reduce inequality in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021), and as Australia’s fastest growing and one of the fastest growing universities. the world in the latest QS rankings, 2021.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible and family-friendly policies, an on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket, and childcare facilities.

UC’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan sets out to be the national industry leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal Strategic Plan and Torres Strait Islander people are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff thrive in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable people and young people. As such, successful applicants will need to have a current ACT working with Vulnerable Person Registration. For full details on how to apply, please click on https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au

To be considered for this position, your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in accordance with the key capabilities outlined in the job description. That’s right, we only ask for your CV at this stage, no other documentation will be considered at the application stage.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete a one-way online video interview. There will be a list of predefined questions to be answered within a stipulated time.

Work rights: Candidates wishing to apply for this position must have valid work rights or be eligible to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Professor Glen Fuller, Head of School, School of Arts and Communication, email [email protected] or 02 6201 2485

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the recruitment team on 02 6206 3867 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: 11:55 p.m., Sunday 17e July 2022