Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Creative Writing

We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging Lecturer who can deliver undergraduate coursework in Creative writing, whilst being an active contributor to the faculty’s research programs. 

Apply your knowledge by leading, developing and delivering innovative lectures, and tutorials, actively apply for grants, undertake research and take the lead in growing the Creative Writing space.

This is an education and research focused position, that will see you design, develop and coordinate high-quality courses. With a focus on research, you will need a research profile that aligns with research priorities in the ERA 2023 field of research 36 Creative Arts and Writing.

You will be known for your experience in teaching, student focused approach and passion to help shape the next generation of creatives.

If you enjoy inspiring those around you and are passionate about instilling your knowledge and experience in the next generation of creatives, you will have a track record of professional experience in writing and/or publishing and hold a PhD or are close to completion.

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

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish 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 and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, no other documentation required.

Please ensure you take the time to align you CV with the Position Description requirements. We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

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

Before submitting an application: Staff intending to apply should consult with their supervisor and Director/Dean about their potential release, should they be successful in being recommended for the position.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

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

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6206 3867 or email

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Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 17th July 2022