English (specialist in fiction writing): Hartwick College is a residential, liberal arts college enrolling 1,480 undergraduate students and located in Oneonta, NY. The Department of English and Theatre Arts invites applications for a full-time, 3-year position in fiction writing commencing September 2009 (pending final administrative approval) at the rank of assistant professor. The position will be reviewed for possible conversion to a tenure-track appointment during the second year. The successful candidate will possess ancillary expertise in teaching screenwriting and creative nonfiction, as well as literature courses, introduction to creative writing, composition, and first-year seminars. We seek a publishing fiction writer with an M.F.A. or Ph. D. in creative writing (fiction), evidence of excellence in teaching creative writing, and at least one book of fiction already in print. Teaching responsibilities in creative writing include introductory creative writing, intermediate and advanced fiction workshops, and supervision of directed and independent studies in Fiction Writing and ancillary fields. Teaching load: 20 hours/year (3-1-3).
Submission deadline is November 15, 2008.
Applicants should submit letter of application, c.v., and names of three references to Dr. Robert Bensen, Acting Chair, Department of English and Theatre Arts, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820. Include e-mail address for acknowledgment. The College permits "shared positions," so partners may apply individually or for one shared appointment. The College offers health benefits to d
omestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.
Dr. Robert Bensen, Acting Chair
English and Theatre Arts
One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta, NY 13820
bensenr(at)hartwick.edu (replace (at) with @)
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