Senior Lecturer - Literary Studies (Creative Writing)

Monash University
January 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:$127,624 - $147,159
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Senior Lecturer - Literary Studies (Creative Writing)

Job No.: 644047

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $127,624 - $147,159 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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    The Opportunity

    At the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, we conduct research in the disciplines of European and Asian languages, literary and cultural studies, creative writing, linguistics and applied linguistics, history, and the social sciences, as well as translation and intercultural studies. See our range of offerings at the Monash University Prato Centre.

    We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Level C) with an outstanding record of creative publication, a track record of traditional research publication, demonstrated teaching excellence in creative writing, and mature industry networks and/or industry experience in editing and publishing. As well as teaching into the Literary Studies and Creative Writing curriculum, the appointee will be expected to lead the program's engagement with Melbourne's vibrant literary industry, fostering unique opportunities for the program's students and staff.

    About You:

    The successful candidate will have:

  • A doctoral qualification in Creative Writing or English literature, or equivalent
  • An outstanding record of traditional research and/or creative publication
  • Demonstrated experience of successful supervision of HDR students in creative writing
  • Experience in applying for external funding for research projects and program enterprise
  • This is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


    Dr Melinda Harvey, Coordinator, Literary and Creative Writing Studies Program, School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, +61 3 9905 2150

    Position Description

    Senior Lecturer - Creative Writing

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 3 January 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT

    Please note: Monash University will be closed from Thursday 22 December 2022 until Tuesday 3 January 2023 inclusive

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