Paine College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of
English (Creative Writing).
The successful candidate will have an earned MFA in Creating Writing.
Those candidates with a PhD in Creative Writing, English or Rhetoric &
Composition will be preferred. Eighteen hours of discipline specific
course work will be required for serious consideration.
Successful candidates will possess a broad knowledge of creative
writing (fiction, poetry, playwriting, screeenwriting), exemplary
teaching skills, and the ability to teach effectively in the Paine
College Core Curriculum.
This position hire will be expected to teach upper division courses in
creative non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as first and second
year composition and other lower division courses in support of Paine
College's Core Curriculum.
There will also be an opportunity to develop new courses in creative
writing. For all candidates, at least three years of teaching
experience in creative writing and composition is required. The
teaching load is 3-3.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, the position requires
attendance and scholarly involvement at faculty/department/division
meetings, advisement of students in the major, grant writing, and
Interested individuals should submit a detailed letter of interest
addressing all requirement points in the job announcement.
Include an updated CV, unofficial transcripts, and three professional
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications
should be submitted by November 10, 2010.
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Contact: Dr. Emily Williams
Chair, Division of Humanities
Online App. Form: http://www.paine.edu/jobs.aspx
Email Address: <rtucker(at)paine.edu> (replace (at) with @)