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Senior Tutor - Creative Writing

Massey University

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Massey University
9 Apr 2019
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School of English and Media Studies

The School of English and Media Studies invites applications for the position of Senior Tutor in Creative Writing. We are looking for a dynamic teacher who can cover one or more of the following areas at our Wellington campus and/or online via distance mode: creative non-fiction, fiction, cross-media creative processes, introduction to creative writing.

The position will be on a part-year, part-time (0.5 FTE/18.75 hrs) fixed term basis, starting in late June 2019, and running through 2020. Candidates seeking a flexible workload are encouraged to apply. 

The appointee will undertake all of the teaching and assessment activities for assigned campus and/or distance workshop groups and will be supported by Course Coordinators involved in the teaching of courses in other locations.

The successful applicant(s) will have good teaching skills, relevant subject knowledge, a strong publishing record, the ability to develop rapport with students, and a sound understanding of the creative writing process. An advanced qualification in Creative Writing or a closely related field is desirable. Previous experience in University tutoring and use of a learning management system (in particular Moodle) would be an advantage. 

Initial enquiries should be directed to A/Prof Jenny Lawn (J.M.Lawn@massey.ac.nz), School of English and Media Studies, Massey University. Applications should be submitted via the Massey Careers website http://www.massey.ac.nz/joinus/. Applications should include a full CV and names and addresses of three referees.

To view the job description please copy and paste the following link into your browser - https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/619783_JobDesc.pdf

Closing date: 9 April 2019
Reference number: CHSS_SEMS_131_03/19

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz

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