Writer in Residence

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Simon Biggs

Dec 3, 2010, 7:27:41 AM12/3/10
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Writer in Residence & Tutor in Creative Writing
University of Edinburgh - College of Humanities and Social Science, School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Applications are invited for a part-time (0.8) post combining the roles of
Writer in Residence and Tutor in Creative Writing, based in the department
of English Literature. Located within the School of Literatures, Languages
and Cultures, English Literature is an exceptionally strong subject area,
rated among the top three departments in the UK in RAE 2008 and awarded a
5*A rating in RAE 2001.

The University wishes to appoint a highly capable person who will fulfil and
develop the University-wide role of Writer in Residence while also
contributing to the thriving Creative Writing MSc.

The appointee will be a published writer of prose fiction. S/he will also
have experience of teaching Creative Writing to a varied cohort of talented
and demanding students, at University level or equivalent. S/he will also
have demonstrable organisational skills, as well as established connections
in the professional literary world in Edinburgh, central Scotland or beyond.

The appointment is for a fixed term of 2 years, starting in April 2011.

Salary Scale: £25,001 - £28,983 pro rata

Please quote vacancy reference: 3013674JW

Closing date: 17 December 2010

For further particulars
https://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/jobs/index.cfm?action=jobdet&jobid=3013674 and an
application pack visit our website (www.jobs.ed.ac.uk) or telephone the
recruitment line on 0131 650 2511.

Simon Biggs
s.b...@eca.ac.uk si...@littlepig.org.uk
Skype: simonbiggsuk

Research Professor edinburgh college of art
Creative Interdisciplinary Research in CoLlaborative Environments
Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice
Centre for Film, Performance and Media Arts

> From: Sue Thomas <Sue.T...@DMU.AC.UK>
> Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 11:42:50 -0000
> Subject: [WDL] Registration now open for the first Transliteracy Conference,
> Leicester UK, 9 Feb 2010
> <apologies for x-posting - please circulate>
> The first Transliteracy Conference takes place at Leicester's new
> Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre on Tuesday 9 Feb 2010
> Attendance, including morning and afternoon refreshments, is free. Lunch
> will be available for purchase.
> Find out more and register at http://www.transliteracy.com
> Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range
> of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through
> handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.
> Since 2005, when Professor Sue Thomas introduced the concept in the
> Institute of Creative Technologies at De Montfort University,
> transliteracy has been taken up and explored by a broad range of
> academics and practitioners, from information scientists to literary
> theorists, artists and writers. This one-day event offers an opportunity
> for academics, artists, business people and practitioners to share
> discoveries, ideas, and creative works that amplify and augment
> transliteracy research.
> The full schedule for the day will be released soon but in the meantime
> a list of speakers and abstracts can be found at
> http://nlabnetworks.typepad.com/transliteracy/2010abstracts.html
> Further information about the conference can be obtained from Louisa
> Allen at transl...@googlemail.com
> For more about The Transliteracy Research Group (TRG) see
> http://www.transliteracy.com
> To discuss transliteracy visit http://transliteracy.ning.com/
> We hope to see you on 9th February.
> __________
> Sue Thomas
> Professor of New Media
> IOCT/Faculty of Humanities
> Clephan 1.01d
> De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH, UK +44 (0)116
> 207 8266
> sue.t...@dmu.ac.uk <mailto:sue.t...@dmu.ac.uk>
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