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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Based in Launceston or Hobart 
  • Apply your expert knowledge of face-to-face and fully online teaching methods

The School of Humanities is comprised of a rich and diverse body of disciplines that contribute to an understanding of humanity across space and time, and develop the key skills of literacy and critical thinking. Our programs provide an opportunity to interpret human culture and behaviour, from different perspectives and periods, and to understand your own experience, identity and values. Join us and aim to create a better and fairer world – one to which you will be able to contribute through diverse and stimulating jobs and careers.

The Opportunity

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, you will require expertise in research and teaching in creative writing, with a capacity to strengthen our partnerships and community engagement across Tasmania and beyond. We seek an applicant with an excellent track record of quality publications in any genre of creative writing, complemented by highly effective communication skills.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the University’s achievement of its strategic objectives and operational responsibilities.
  • Teach and assess students in undergraduate units and courses, incorporating on-line/flexible delivery strategies.
  • Coordinate conduct appropriate design, implementation and evaluation of units.
  • Supervise research higher degree candidates, with a focus on creative writing.
  • Undertake high-quality research to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for the appointed academic level.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in fully online teaching methods and pedagogy.
  • Evidenced and outstanding record of teaching excellence, curriculum design and ability to develop teaching materials.
  • A strong record in strategic research that has achieved national recognition and made notable contributions to creative writing, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated leadership in research higher degree supervision and expertise of supervising creative writing candidates.


Appointment to this role at Academic Level B will have a total remuneration package of up to $133,842 comprising base salary within the range of $98,537 to $114,395 plus 17% superannuation.

Appointment to this role at Academic Level C will have a total remuneration package of up to $158,046 comprising base salary within the range of $118,946 to $135,082 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply:

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria. 
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Lisa Fletcher, Head of School, Humanities,
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Thursday 28th January 2021, 11.55pm

Download File Position Description - Lecturer - Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing.pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfill the requirements of this role.


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