Full-time, tenure-track position in English teaching Creative Writing and other courses depending on departmental and institutional needs. A terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution and prior teaching experience at a U.S. university is required, Ph.D. preferred. Load is 4/4, including courses in composition and literature. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can teach one or more of the following: World Literature, World Religions, Philosophy, and Mythology. Candidates must also participate in Heart River Writers' Project and other department and university sponsored programs as part of on-campus contributions to the department and university. Applicants must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency in oral and written English, commitment to institutional and program outcomes, and a willingness to deliver some instruction in a student-centered, distance-learning environment. A teaching demonstration is required.
The salary is competitive with an attractive benefit package, including TIAA-CREF retirement and employer paid Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance. Women and culturally diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Appointment date is August 16, 2011.
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) current letters of reference, 5) current writing samples, and 6) DSU faculty employment application. Application should be sent to Dr. Alan Church, Chair, Department of Language and Literature, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601. For further information about this position, contact Dr. Church at 701-483-2125 or <Alan.Church(at)dickinsonstate.edu>(replace (at) with @). Visit our website at www.dickinsonstate.edu. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history background check. AA/EOE