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The Department of English at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in creative writing with an emphasis in creative nonfiction. Special consideration will be given to those applicants who have expertise and a publishing record in a second genre in creative writing. This appointment will begin in August 2010.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate writing courses in creative nonfiction, introduction to creative writing, and writing courses in the applicant's second area of expertise.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or MFA, successful undergraduate teaching experience, a significant record of publication, and an understanding and commitment to support the mission of the University.
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format to <englishsearch(at)usfca.edu> (replace (at) with @): a letter of application, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, and statement of teaching philosophy. The Subject Line of your e-mail(s) should begin with your full name and should include the job for which you are applying, e.g., Subject: Mary. L. Vasquez?non-fiction search.=C
Any items that cannot be submitted electronically in PDF format should be
Non-Fiction Search Committee
c/o Kimberly Garrett, Program Assistant
Department of English
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Questions about the job or the application process should be directed to Dean Rader, chair of the search committee <rader(at)usfca.edu> (replace (at) with @).
Applications must be received by November 1, 2009 in order to ensure full consideration for MLA interviews.
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