The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast, is inviting expressions of interest for a new Children’s Writers’ Fellowship, to the value of £15,000 per annum.
Position: Children’s Writers’ Fellowship
Location: Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, Queen’s University Belfast
Responsible to: QUB/ACNI Heaney Legacy Steering Group
Appointment Period: Two years – Part-time
Work Hours: Flexible (to be negotiated). Some of the specified hours will be at unsocial times.
Closing Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017
Honorarium: £15,000 per annum
Anticipated Interview Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast have jointly developed a range of activities to ensure the legacy of Seamus Heaney for Belfast and Northern Ireland. It is hoped the joint initiative will inspire and support current and future generations of creative writing talent.
The Fellow will work with personnel in the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, as well as with external organisations, to offer workshops and school visits (primary and secondary level) across Northern Ireland.
The value of the fellowship is £15,000 per annum, and the activities will be undertaken across the academic year: commencement and hours to be agreed.
Short CVs plus proposals of no more than 2,000 words from writers will be reviewed by a panel of experts from the two partners.
Submissions must be received by hard copy or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm on Wednesday 15 March 2017.
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 The Sidings, Antrim Road, LISBURN BT28 3AJ, Northern Ireland
Further details are available at: http://artscouncil-ni.org/news/new-childrens-writers-fellowship