Assistant Professor of English, One-year visiting, Poetry
We seek an outstanding teacher and active poet to teach courses in
poetry writing and poetic traditions. Secondary specialization in
multicultural lit and/or critical race studies is desirable. 4/3 load,
all undergraduate, including a First Year Seminar in fall term. (FYS
is an interdisciplinary, topic-oriented writing-intensive course for
entering students. See http://www.drake.edu/dc/firstyear/
information.) Candidates must have relevant teaching experience and a
commitment to ongoing writing. PhD or MFA preferred. Candidates in
final stages of completing work on these degrees will be considered.
Please send application materials-- letter, sample syllabus , dossier,
10 pages of poetry, and c.v., including e-mail address (so we may
acknowledge receipt)--electronically to Jody Swilky, Chair, Department
of English, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311. E-mail inquiries
to <jody.swilky(at)drake.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail) .
Application review will begin immediately and continue until March
30th. Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer; we actively
seek applicants from historically underrepresented groups and
candidates who reflect the diversity of the nation.