The School of Arts & Creative Industries is a forward looking, dynamic school preparing its students for employability and responsible citizenship fit for the demands of the 21st Century.
Situated in the heart of Scotland's festival city, Edinburgh, SACI is made up of three subject areas - Media and Humanities; Screen & Performing Arts; and Art, Design and Photography. The School is home to just over 1800 students and about 96 permanent staff plus a range of industry experts and specialist staff employed on a more casual basis.
At SACI, we are committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability. We achieved 89% in the last NSS, and we are number one in the UK for Journalism, and in the top ten for Film and Photography, Media & Film Studies, English, Design and Music (Sunday Times and Guardian League Tables). We entered four units of assessment to the REF and have recently launched two new research centres to strengthen or research culture.
We are proud of our ethos, combining a sharp focus on critical thinking and applying theory to practice relevant to industry. Our staff maintain strong links to industry with many continuing to be active practitioners. Our school encourages an atmosphere of creative practice as research alongside more traditional research.
To find more information about SACI please click here.
Media and Humanities
Media and Humanities is a vibrant and diverse subject area with a suite of UG and PG courses that range from English and Creative Writing to Mass Communications, Publishing and Journalism. The latest league tables demonstrate how our programmes lead the field in their areas. We're a hub for interdisciplinary learning and research around culture and storytelling. We are home to the award-winning studio radio station - Radio ENRG - and our publishing operation, Merchiston Press. We've developed strong partnerships with media organisations and have a great track-record in student employability and satisfaction.
We are now seeking to appoint a Lecturer in English.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, open-minded individual to join our growing English Suite of programmes. Edinburgh Napier is The Times and The Sunday Times top modern university in Scotland. We are number 1 for English out of all UK modern universities (THE TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES GOOD UNIVERSITY GUIDE 2021), and all members of the English team are research active.
Founded in 2007, the undergraduate programme has consistently strong NSS ratings. Our programmes encourage an outward-looking approach in teaching, learning and research. Members of the team have worked with a range of non-academic partners, from Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature and Edinburgh International Book Festival to Surgeons' Hall Museums and the Scottish Prison Service.
As a lecturer in English, you will:
Applicants must demonstrate:
If you would like to know, more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.
Gross Base Salary: £40,927 to £50,296 per annum (Grade 6) Pro rata
Further information about our benefits can be found here.
Application closing date: 9th May 2022
Interview date: Interviews in May June 2022
The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here
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